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Creamy Polenta

Easily make this creamy polenta right in your microwave. Made from cornmeal, Parmesan cheese and more.


2 1/2 c Water
1/2 c Yellow cornmeal
1/2 tsp. Salt
2 tb Grated Parmesan cheese
1 tsp. Olive oil
1/8 tsp. Black pepper


Stir together the water, cornmeal, and salt in a microwave-safe 1-quart measure.

Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH for 5 minutes. Whisk well. Cover with waxed paper. Microwave 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.

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