*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                    CREAMY POLENTA (MICROWAVE OR STOVE)
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Italian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2 1/2   c            Water
      1/2   c            Yellow cornmeal
      1/2   ts           Salt
    2       tb           Grated Parmesan cheese
    1       t            Olive oil
      1/8   ts           Black pepper
 
   Stir together the water, cornmeal, and salt in a microwave-safe 1-quart
   measure.  Microcook, uncovered, on HIGH for 5 minutes.  Whisk well. Cover
   with waxed paper.  Microcook on HIGH for an additional 5 minutes. Add the
   Parmesan, oil, and pepper; whisk until smooth.  Spoon onto plates to serve.
   
   STOVE:  Place water, salt, and oil in a 2-quart saucepan and bring to
   boiling.  Gradually whisk in the cornmeal.  Boil gently, stirring
   constantly, for 3 minutes.  Stir in the Parmesan and pepper.
   
   Makes 4 servings.
   
   Nutrient Value per Serving:
   
   85 Calories;  2 g Protein;  14 g Carbohydrate; 2 g Fat;  321 mg sodium; 2
   mg Cholesterol Exchanges: 3/4 starch/bread; 1/2 fat
   
   [FAMILY CIRCLE; Oct 16, 1990]
   
   Posted by Fred Peters.
  
 
 
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