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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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
12 mins
total:
17 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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