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Reduced-Calorie Polenta

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Ingredients
  Hot water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Low sodium chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Ready To Serve)
  Snipped fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried marjoram leaves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Yellow cornmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 3 Tablespoon
  Reduced-calorie margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Basic tomato sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

In 2-quart measure, combine water, broth, parsley, salt, marjoram and pepper.
Microwave at High for 5 to 8 minutes, or until mixture boils.
Slowly whisk in cornmeal, cheese and margarine, stirring just until margarine melts.
Reduce power to 50% (Medium).
Microwave for 5 to 10 minutes longer, or until mixture is very thick, stirring once or twice.
Spray 8 x 4-inch loaf dish with vegetable cooking spray.
Spread polenta evenly into prepared dish.
Chill for 30 minutes, or until warm but set.
Invert dish.
Cut polenta into 16 slices.
Arrange slices in 9-inch square baking dish, overlapping as necessary.
Pour tomato sauce over polenta.
Cover with wax paper.
Microwave at High for 4 to 7 minutes, or until heated through, rotating dish once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Curry
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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