Cheesy Polenta

Cheesy Polenta

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"This versatile side dish would work great along with pork, chicken, beef or fish. The trick is to slowly add the cornmeal and whisk constantly to avoid lumps."

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35 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 232 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 232 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 14.1 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.4g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 8.2 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 38 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 658 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot over medium-high heat, bring milk, water, and salt to a boil. Gradually whisk in polenta. Reduce heat to low, and cover. Cook 20 minutes, until creamy, lifting the lid and stirring every 3 or 4 minutes to prevent sticking. Remove pot from stove, stir in pepper and butter. Gradually stir in cheese. Serve.
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I agree with using shaved or grated parm in place of cheddar. Also, I put the cornmeal into cold liquid, whisking as I do and then I bring it to the boil, then simmer. Otherwise, I always get ...

Wonderful! Another use for Polenta is to pour it onto a pan while warm and let it set up in a thin sheet. When cool, slice up into small squares or strips for use in casseroles. Endless possi...

I have been looking for a polenta like this, it was FAR OUT! Really creamy and delicious.... although I did modify this a little bit. Instead of cheddar I used shredded parmesan and next time, I...