Polenta Recipe

Polenta is an easy, delicious, low calorie alternative to pasta. Chilled, polenta can be cut into shapes and grilled, or sautéed or even used in place of lasagne noodles.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup whole cornmeal

Directions

  1. In a large pot, bring chicken broth to boil. Then slowly add cornmeal, mix constantly until all cornmeal is incorporated. Continue cooking on low heat until mixture is smooth about 30 to 35 minutes, stirring intermittently.
  2. Spread polenta into a container (sprayed with cooking spray) with high sides. Cover with plastic wrap and press plastic wrap directly on the top of the polenta. Place into refrigerator for a minimum of 2 hours. Cut into desired shape.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Amount Per Serving

Calories
83
% Daily Value*
  • Total Fat
    1g
    2%
  • Saturated Fat
    0
    0%
  • Cholesterol
    13mg
    4%
  • Sodium
    65mg
    3%
  • Total Carbohydrate
    14g
    5%
  • Dietary Fiber
    1g
    4%
  • Sugars
  • Protein
    4g
    8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.