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Glazed Polenta With Hot Berry Jam

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 bowl)
This delicious polenta recipe is sweet enough to be dessert. Don't skip the step when you broil the brown sugar; it creates the perfect crispy topping.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups frozen blueberries or raspberries
  • 2 teaspoons plus 1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar, divided
  • 5 ounces polenta, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 3/4 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/16 teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoons light brown sugar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 148
  • fat 4 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 26 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 11 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 140 mg
  • calcium 74 mg

How to Make It

  1. Divide berries evenly among 4 (4-ounce) small bowls or ramekins. Sprinkle each with 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar; set aside.

  2. Combine polenta and milk in a medium saucepan over medium heat; cook 5 minutes or until smooth and hot, stirring with a whisk. Remove polenta mixture from heat; stir in 1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar, butter, vanilla, and salt.

  3. Preheat broiler.

  4. Divide polenta mixture over fruit in bowls; sprinkle 1 teaspoon brown sugar over each bowl. Place bowls on a baking sheet. Broil 1 minute or until sugar melts. Let stand before serving.

  5. Note: Nutritional analysis includes Sugars 19g.