Creamy Polenta

Polenta can be found in the gourmet or international section of the grocery store. Don't let the polenta boil, or it will spatter.



Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes


7 cups chicken broth
2 cups polenta
1 (8-oz.) package 1/3-less-fat cream cheese


1. Bring 6 cups chicken broth to a light boil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat; slowly stir in polenta. Reduce heat to low, and cook, stirring constantly, 2 to 3 minutes or until polenta thickens. (Do not boil.) Stir in cream cheese until blended. Stir in remaining chicken broth. Cover and keep warm.

Anita Guthrie, Alexandria, Virginia,

Southern Living

November 2008
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