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Lightened Creamy Polenta

 
One serving costs about $0.84

$0.84 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

6 gluten-free,gluten free side dish
spoonacular Score:51%

Spoonacular Score: 51%

 

Lightened Creamy Polenta might be just the side dish you are searching for. This recipe serves 6. One portion of this dish contains roughly 14g of protein, 4g of fat, and a total of 226 calories. For 84 cents per serving, this recipe covers 9% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. It is brought to you by Foodista. If you have kosher salt, evaporated skim milk, parmesan cheese, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly roughly 45 minutes. 1 person found this recipe to be scrumptious and satisfying. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free diet. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 50%. This score is solid. Lightened-Up Creamy Broccoli Salad, Lightened-Up Creamy Potato Salad, and Lightened-Up Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup are very similar to this recipe.

Ingredients

Servings:
2 cups
2 cups chicken stock
chicken stock
2 cups
2 cups evaporated skim milk
evaporated skim milk
1 cup
1 cup polenta
polenta
some
some kosher salt
kosher salt
0.5 cups
0.5 cups shredded parmesan cheese
shredded parmesan cheese
2 cups chicken stock
2 cups
chicken stock
2 cups evaporated skim milk
2 cups
evaporated skim milk
1 cup polenta
1 cup
polenta
some kosher salt
some
kosher salt
0.5 cups shredded parmesan cheese
0.5 cups
shredded parmesan cheese

Equipment

whisk
whisk
pot
pot
whisk
whisk
pot
pot


Instructions

In a large pot, combine stock and evaporated skim milk. Over medium high heat, bring the liquid to a boil. Slowly whisk in polenta so that it is not clumpy and whisk continuously for 5 minutes, reduce heat, cover and simmer, stirring regularly. Whisk in Parmesan, salt to taste and serve.

Read the detailed instructions on Foodista.com – The Cooking Encyclopedia Everyone Can Edit

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.84
Ingredient
2 cups chicken stock
2 cups evaporated skim milk
1 cup polenta
½ cups shredded parmesan cheese
Price
$1.54
$1.21
$1.25
$1.05
$5.06

Tips

Health Tips

  • Some bouillon/stock products contain gluten, some don't. If you are following a gluten-free diet, always read product labels carefully.

  • The great thing about parmesan cheese is that a little goes a long way, especially if you're buying the real deal.

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Kosher salt is a type of coarse-grained salt popular among chefs because it is easy to pick up with the fingertips and sticks well when coating meat. The name "kosher salt" comes from the word "koshering", the process of making food suitable for consumption according to Jewish law. You can easily substitute table salt or sea salt in recipes where the salt is being dissolved, but if you're using it to coat meat, you might wish you had the kosher salt.

  • If parmesan plays a big role in the flavor of your dish (or if you're a serious foodie or serious about avoiding additivies) it might be worth your time to track down "true" parmesan, Parmigiano Reggiano.

Green Tips

  • Parmesan cheese is traditionally made using rennet, an animal-derived enzyme. For this reason, true parmesan cheese is not suitable for vegetarians. You might be able to find a vegetarian hard cheese to substitute.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
226 Calories
13g Protein
3g Total Fat
33g Carbs
12% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
226
11%

Fat
3g
6%

  Saturated Fat
1g
11%

Carbohydrates
33g
11%

  Sugar
11g
12%

Cholesterol
11mg
4%

Sodium
378mg
16%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
13g
28%

Calcium
349mg
35%

Phosphorus
265mg
27%

Vitamin B2
0.37mg
22%

Selenium
10µg
15%

Potassium
411mg
12%

Vitamin D
1µg
12%

Magnesium
37mg
9%

Vitamin A
460IU
9%

Vitamin B3
1mg
9%

Zinc
1mg
8%

Vitamin B5
0.8mg
8%

Vitamin B6
0.14mg
7%

Vitamin B1
0.1mg
7%

Vitamin B12
0.3µg
5%

Iron
0.75mg
4%

Copper
0.08mg
4%

Folate
13µg
3%

Manganese
0.04mg
2%

Fiber
0.42g
2%

Vitamin C
1mg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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