Recipe Summary

Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Yield: 6 servings

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Lower-Fat Polenta
This recipe serves:   
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
2 1/4 cups skim milk
1 bay leaf
cayenne pepper to taste
1/2 cup cornmeal
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
salt to taste

Cooking Instructions
1. Heat the olive oil in a pot over low heat. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute, keeping the heat low so the garlic doesn't burn.

2. Add the skim milk, bay leaf and cayenne pepper. Increase the heat and bring the milk to a boil.

3. Slowly, pour the cornmeal into the hot milk, whisking constantly. After all the cornmeal has been added, cook 3 to 4 minutes more, stirring constantly.

4. Remove the pot from the heat and slowly stir in the grated cheese.

5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Nutritional Information
Number of Servings: 6
Per Serving
Calories 119 Carbohydrate 14 g
Fat 4 g Fiber 1 g
Protein 8 g Saturated Fat 2 g
Sodium 202 mg    


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