Glazed Polenta With Hot Berry Jam

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.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 bowl)
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 148
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 26g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 11mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 140mg
  • Calcium: 74mg


  • 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


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