Soft Polenta

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Nutritional Information

Calories 213
Caloriesfromfat 37 %
Protein 6.1 g
Fat 8.8 g
Satfat 5.2 g
Carbohydrate 27 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Sodium 493 mg
Cholesterol 22 mg


1 teaspoon salt
2 cups coarse polenta
1/4 cup (1/8 lb.) butter
3/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese


In a 4- to 6-quart pan over medium-high heat, bring 9 cups water to a boil. Whisk in salt and polenta. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until polenta is smooth to taste, 25 to 30 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in butter and parmesan cheese; add pepper to taste. Cover and keep warm over low heat.


Executive Chef Annie Somerville,

Greens, San Franciso, California,

November 2002
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