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Pepper-Spiked Polenta

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 151
  • caloriesfromfat 13 %
  • fat 2.2 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 0.6 g
  • polyfat 0.3 g
  • protein 5 g
  • carbohydrate 27.1 g
  • fiber 1.8 g
  • cholesterol 4 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 388 mg
  • calcium 71 mg

How to Make It

  1. Coat a 2-quart casserole with cooking spray. Combine water, cornmeal, salt, and pepper; mix well. Cover with casserole lid; microwave at HIGH 12 minutes or until thick, stirring after 6 minutes. Stir in cheese. Serve immediately.