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Creamy Polenta

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Paige Hicks

Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 cup)

This quick and easy polenta recipe requires just 5 ingredients. 

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 2 cups unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson)
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup stone-ground polenta

Nutrition Information

  • calories 154
  • fat 3.3 g
  • satfat 1.9 g
  • monofat 0.9 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 9 g
  • carbohydrate 21 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 12 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 257 mg
  • calcium 194 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring milk, chicken stock, salt, and pepper to a simmer in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Gradually add polenta, stirring constantly with a whisk. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally.