Polenta With Blue Cheese and Garlicky Chard

Polenta With Blue Cheese and Garlicky Chard
 Miha Matei
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preparation
15
minutes
cooking
20
minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients

1
tablespoon
olive oil
2
cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1
bunch Swiss chard, stems trimmed and leaves cut into 1-inch strips
kosher salt and black pepper
1
cup
instant polenta
1/2
cup
crumbled blue cheese (such as Gorgonzola; about 2 1/2 ounces)

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, until golden, 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Add the chard, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Cook, tossing occasionally, until the chard is tender, 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, bring 4 cups of water to a boil. Add 1 tablespoon salt.
  4. Slowly whisk in the polenta and cook, whisking constantly, until it thickens, 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Divide the polenta among bowls and top with the chard and blue cheese.
Kate Merker
September 2008

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 35 %
  • Fat 11 g
  • Sat Fat 5 g
  • Cholesterol 16 mg
  • Carbohydrate 36 g
  • Sodium 1039 mg
  • Protein 11 g
  • Fiber 5 g
  • Sugar 3 g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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