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Creamy Polenta

Yield Makes 8 cups; 6 to 8 servings
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.

Ingredients

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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