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.