Notes: If making up to 15 minutes ahead, remove from heat and cover tightly. Shortly before serving, stir over medium heat, adding a little hot water to thin, if needed.

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Recipe Summary

Makes 8 cups; 6 to 8 servings


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a 5- to 6-quart pan, mix 1 quart fat-skimmed chicken broth, 1 quart milk, and 2 cups polenta. Stir often over medium-high heat until simmering, 10 to 12 minutes; reduce heat, simmer, and continue to stir until polenta is thickened and smooth and creamy to taste, 15 to 20 minutes. Just before serving, stir in 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese and salt to taste.

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Nutrition Facts

370 calories; calories from fat 16%; protein 17g; fat 6.4g; saturated fat 3.7g; carbohydrates 60g; fiber 7g; sodium 211mg; cholesterol 22mg.