Try this creamy polenta recipe as an alternative to mashed potatoes when you plan your holiday menu. This five ingredient dish takes less than 30 minutes to prepare.

Source: Family Circle


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  • Stir 1 cup of the milk together with the cornmeal. Place remaining milk in a large saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat; when milk is gently bubbling, stir in cornmeal mixture, salt and pepper. Continue stirring over medium heat until thickened, about 12 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in Parmesan. Let cool. Place plastic wrap on surface of polenta and refrigerate until ready to serve .

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  • To serve, place saucepan over low heat; stir in enough milk to make mixture soft and creamy (you may need up to 1 cup). Reheat until warmed through.

Nutrition Facts

128 calories; total fat 2g; saturated fat 1g; cholesterol 7mg; sodium 195mg; carbohydrates 21g; fiberg; protein 6g.