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Creamy Polenta With Egg

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Try creamy polenta instead of mashed potatoes. You will love the new addition to your meal. This goes great with braised meats or stews. You can also use it to make polenta sausage casserole!
Ingredients
  Whole milk 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Chicken stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Coarse cornmeal/Polenta 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), shredded
  Egg 3 Medium
  Egg yolk 2 Medium
Directions

MAKING
1. Into a pot pour the milk and chicken stock.
2. Whisk in the cornmeal. Add the pepper.
3. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly. Watch out for bubbling, hot polenta. It will Pop out of the pan and could cause burns.
4. Cook the polenta for about 10 minutes. Turn off the heat and add the cheese. Stir vigorously for about 3 minutes.
5. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs and egg yolks. Add about ½ cup of polenta into the eggs to temper them. Whisk well.
6. Add the tempered eggs to the polenta and mix well.

SERVING
7. In a serving plate, serve the polenta with choice of meat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Corn Meal
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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