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Polenta

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Ingredients
  Skim milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dried basil 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Nonfat parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Yellow cornmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Place milk, water, cornmeal, and basil in a 3-quart microwave-safe casserole.
Cover with vented plastic wrap.
Microwave on high for 5 minutes.
Stir.
Microwave on high for 5 more minutes.
Polenta should be thickened and almost all of the water should be absorbed.
Stir in the Parmesan cheese.
Cover and let stand for 5 minutes or until polenta is firm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 669 Calories from Fat 58

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.1%

Saturated Fat 0.38 g1.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5.2 mg1.7%

Sodium 185 mg7.7%

Total Carbohydrates 134 g44.8%

Dietary Fiber 11.1 g44.4%

Sugars 11.8 g

Protein 19 g37.8%

Vitamin A 2.7% Vitamin C 5.1%

Calcium 31.2% Iron 32.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Polenta Recipe