Polenta With Blue Cheese and Garlicky Chard

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 278 calories
    • Calories 35 calories from fat
    • Fat 11 g
    • Sat Fat 5 g
    • Cholesterol 16 mg
    • Sodium 1039 mg
    • Protein 11 g
    • Carbohydrate 36 g
    • Sugar 3 g
    • Fiber 5 g

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

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 tablespoon olive oil
  2. Check 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  3. Check 1 bunch Swiss chard, stems trimmed and leaves cut into 1-inch strips
  4. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  5. Check 1 cup instant polenta
  6. Check 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.