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Reduced-Calorie Polenta Recipe
|Hot water||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Low sodium chicken broth||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Ready To Serve)|
|Snipped fresh parsley||1 Tablespoon|
|Dried marjoram leaves||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Yellow cornmeal||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Grated parmesan cheese||3 Tablespoon|
|Reduced-calorie margarine||2 Tablespoon|
|Vegetable cooking spray||1|
|Basic tomato sauce||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Calories 499 Calories from Fat 121
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13 g20.6%
Saturated Fat 4.6 g23%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 23.7 mg
Sodium 766 mg31.9%
Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.8%
Dietary Fiber 7.5 g29.9%
Sugars 7.3 g
Protein 17 g34.2%
Vitamin A 28.6% Vitamin C 43.1%
Calcium 29.5% Iron 25.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Microwave at High for 5 to 8 minutes, or until mixture boils.
Slowly whisk in cornmeal, cheese and margarine, stirring just until margarine melts.
Reduce power to 50% (Medium).
Microwave for 5 to 10 minutes longer, or until mixture is very thick, stirring once or twice.
Spray 8 x 4-inch loaf dish with vegetable cooking spray.
Spread polenta evenly into prepared dish.
Chill for 30 minutes, or until warm but set.
Cut polenta into 16 slices.
Arrange slices in 9-inch square baking dish, overlapping as necessary.
Pour tomato sauce over polenta.
Cover with wax paper.
Microwave at High for 4 to 7 minutes, or until heated through, rotating dish once.