Manchego Polenta

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Manchego Polenta Recipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Lindsey Lower

If the polenta mixture is not quite thick enough after 8 minutes, continue microwaving at HIGH at 1-minute intervals, stirring after each minute, until thickened.

Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)


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1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1 teaspoon olive oil
2 1/4 cups water
1/2 cup stone-ground polenta
1/4 cup unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson)
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1 ounce Manchego cheese, grated (about 1/4 cup)


Hands-on: 9 Minutes
Total: 16 Minutes

1. Combine onion and olive oil in a large microwave-safe bowl, stirring to coat. Add 2 1/4 cups water, polenta, stock, pepper, and salt, stirring to combine. Microwave at HIGH 8 minutes, stirring after 4 minutes. Stir in ­Manchego cheese.

Created date

December 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 111
Fat 3.9 g
Satfat 1.9 g
Monofat 0.8 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 15 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 112 mg
Calcium 95 mg
Sugars 1 g
Est. Added Sugars 0 g