Low Fat Creamy Polenta Recipe

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Creamy Polenta Ingredients

Low Fat Creamy Polenta

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • — or to taste
  • 3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 cup coarsely shredded part-skim mozzarella, divided
  • 3/4 cup skim milk
  • 1.In large broad saucepan, over medium heat, heat olive oil.
  • Add onion; sauté, stirring, 5 minutes, or until golden.
  • 2.In large bowl, combine cornmeal, salt and 3 cups water.
  • Whisk together until blended.
  • Add to the saucepan and cook, stirring constantly, until polenta mixture boils.
  • 3.Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Slowly stir chicken broth into cornmeal.
  • Cook, stirring, about 20 minutes, until mixture is very thick and smooth.
  • Add Parmesan.
  • 4.With nonstick cooking spray, coat a 2-quart baking dish.
  • Pour half of the polenta into dish.
  • Spread with half of the mozzarella.
  • Top with the remaining polenta and mozzarella.
  • Pour milk over top.
  • 5.Bake about 25 minutes, until browned and bubbly.
  • Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
  • 6.To serve, spoon onto a plate or cut into squares and top with the Veal and Mushroom Ragout.
  • Note: Refrigerate leftover polenta in nonstick pan coated with olive oil cooking spray.
  • To use, slice into small squares and sauté until heated through.
  • Per serving: About 230 calories, 15g protein, 31g carbohydrate, 7g fat, 27% calories from fat, 11mg cholesterol, 492 mg sodium, 3g fiber.
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