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Polenta With Blue Cheese and Garlicky Chard

Polenta With Blue Cheese and Garlicky Chard
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  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.
By October, 2008

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 278Calories From Fat 35%
  • Fat 11g
  • Sat Fat 5g
  • Cholesterol 16mg
  • Carbohydrate 36g
  • Sodium 1039mg
  • Protein 11g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Sugar 3g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Cuisinart Toaster Oven Broiler
Make a double batch of the polenta and reserve half in an oiled loaf pan for a quick side dish later in the week. Just slice it, then crisp it by popping it under the broiler or pan-frying it. 

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