Creamy Polenta

Notes: If making up to 15 minutes ahead, remove from heat and cover tightly. Shortly before serving, stir over medium heat, adding a little hot water to thin, if needed.


Makes 8 cups; 6 to 8 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 370
Caloriesfromfat 16 %
Protein 17 g
Fat 6.4 g
Satfat 3.7 g
Carbohydrate 60 g
Fiber 7 g
Sodium 211 mg
Cholesterol 22 mg


1 quart fat-skimmed chicken broth
1 quart milk
2 cups polenta
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
Salt to taste


In a 5- to 6-quart pan, mix 1 quart fat-skimmed chicken broth, 1 quart milk, and 2 cups polenta. Stir often over medium-high heat until simmering, 10 to 12 minutes; reduce heat, simmer, and continue to stir until polenta is thickened and smooth and creamy to taste, 15 to 20 minutes. Just before serving, stir in 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese and salt to taste.

Nutritional analysis per cup.