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Parmesan Polenta

Parmesan Polenta
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  1. In a medium saucepan, bring 8 cups water to a boil. Add 1 tablespoon salt. Slowly whisk in the polenta. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, until the polenta thickens, 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in the Parmesan and butter.
By November, 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 290Calories From Fat 141
  • Protein 9g
  • Carbohydrate 27g
  • Sugar 0g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Fat 16g
  • Sat Fat 9g
  • Calcium 203mg
  • Iron 1mg
  • Sodium 972mg
  • Cholesterol 40mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Goat cheese
This recipe is also delicious with goat cheese or Gruyère in place of the Parmesan. If you’re in a pinch, you can use cornmeal instead of polenta, cooking until thickened, 10 to 15 minutes.

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