Rating: 3.5 stars
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A simple side that is sure to win big, even with the kiddos. With bold flavor, it and bright color is a showstopper beside any entrée. Tip: Purchase a block of fresh Parmesan from the local market. Using true Parmesan will round off the polenta with fruity and nutty notes. 

Ivy Manning
Recipe by Cooking Light November 2015

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Credit: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 2 polenta rounds)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat broiler to high.

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  • Heat an ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add polenta to pan; cook 2 minutes on each side or until golden. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and butter. Broil 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese melts.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

90 calories; fat 5.2g; saturated fat 3.2g; mono fat 1.3g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 8g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 14mg; sodium 138mg; calcium 29mg.
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