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    7 Minute Rich and Creamy Polenta

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    Cook Time:

    10 mins

    3 mins

    7 mins

    Mirj's Note:

    Polenta is one of my favorite comfort foods. This version comes from one of my favorite newspapers, the New York Daily News.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a medium saucepan bring the half-and-half and the water to a boil.
    2. 2
      Add the salt and then gradually add the polenta while stirring.
    3. 3
      Reduce the heat to maintain a simmer, stirring constantly.
    4. 4
      The polenta should be smooth and large bubbles will pop on the surface.
    5. 5
      Cook until very thick but not stiff, about 5 to 7 minutes.
    6. 6
      Remove from heat and add butter, cheese and pepper.
    7. 7
      Serve immediately.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 09, 2003

      55

      This was my first polenta ever and I loved it! I used evaporated 2% instead of the half and half and a little extra parmesan. And.. this might sound weird.. I ate it with hot sauce! Yum.. I will definately be experimenting with polenta again. Thanks Mirjam.

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    • on June 01, 2003

      55

      This is a really delicious and easy way to make polenta. I've made this a couple of times and have found that I can substitute evaporated skim milk for the half and half and reduce the amount of butter to 1 Tablespoon. (It's definitely not as extravagant as the published recipe, but nonetheless delicious.) The parmesan adds the perfect touch! We have served it plain, but our favorite way to serve it is to let it cool and solidify a bit in a bowl, cut it into wedges, and serve it with a bit of marinara sauce. Thanks for posting this!

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    • on January 23, 2014

      I was skeptical that this recipe would be "rich and creamy" because it was so easy to prepare! Perfect and delicious! Thanks Mirj!

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    Nutritional Facts for 7 Minute Rich and Creamy Polenta

    Serving Size: 1 (314 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 478.6
     
    Calories from Fat 275
    57%
    Total Fat 30.6 g
    47%
    Saturated Fat 18.3 g
    91%
    Cholesterol 86.3 mg
    28%
    Sodium 1133.9 mg
    47%
    Total Carbohydrate 40.9 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 3.3 g
    13%
    Sugars 0.6 g
    2%
    Protein 12.2 g
    24%

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