Spicy Polenta

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

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

Steps

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  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Serve this tasty polenta with a cool, crisp salad and breadsticks.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
Calories from Fat
10
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
2%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
400mg
17%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
8%
8%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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