Spicy Polenta

Spicy Polenta

Enjoy this spicy polenta - a side dish that can be made ready in 30 minutes! Perfect if you love Italian cuisine.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

3
cups fat-free chicken broth with 33% less-sodium or vegetable broth
1
cup fat-free (skim) milk
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
cup uncooked corn grits or coarse-ground cornmeal
1/4
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  1. In 3-quart saucepan, heat broth, milk, cumin, salt and red pepper to boiling. Slowly pour grits into boiling broth mixture, stirring vigorously with wire whisk to prevent lumps from forming.
  2. Reduce heat to low; simmer uncovered 20 to 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened. Stir in cheese.
Makes 4 servings ( 3/4 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Betty Tip:
Serve this tasty polenta with a cool, crisp salad and breadsticks.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 10),
  • Total Fat 1 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 400mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.