Polenta Primavera
Recipe type: Side Dishes - Carbs
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Serves: 4
This cheese-enriched polenta makes a great side to chicken and pork dishes or as part of a vegetarian meal. Easy to prepare; Vegetarian.
  • 2 cups water
  • ⅔ cup yellow Corn Meal
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Fontina or mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • ¼ cup (1 ounce) grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) primavera pasta-ready chunky tomatoes, un-drained
  1. Grease 9-inch pie plate.
  2. Bring water to a boil in medium saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Slowly add corn meal, stirring constantly, for 2 to 3 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  4. Stir in Fontina cheese, cream, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper; cook, stirring constantly, for an additional 2 minutes or until very thick.
  5. Spread into prepared pie plate; cool for 1 hour or until firm.
  6. Cut into wedges.
  7. Heat tomatoes and juice; serve over wedges.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 162 Fat: 9g Saturated fat: 5.5g Carbohydrates: 13g Sodium: 374mg Fiber: 1.5g Protein: 7g
Recipe by Defeat Diabetes Foundation at https://www.defeatdiabetes.org/polenta-primavera/