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Oven-Baked Polenta

Yield Makes about 5 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 cup polenta
  • 1 tablespoon butter (optional; cut into pieces)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 200
  • caloriesfromfat 1.8 %
  • protein 4.8 g
  • fat 0.4 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 43 g
  • fiber 5.6 g
  • sodium 232 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a shallow 2-quart baking dish, mix 4 cups water, polenta, butter, and salt. Bake in a 350° oven for 40 minutes. Stir polenta and continue baking until creamy to bite, about 10 minutes longer. Stir again and let stand at room temperature for 5 minutes to thicken.

  2. Nutritional analysis per cup.