Baked Polenta Recipe

Looking for an easy Baked Polenta recipe? Learn how to make Baked Polenta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by josephino

Makes 6 servings



From Food Network Kitchens Show: How To Boil Water Episode: Hot n' Spicy Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 55 minutes Yield: 6 servings I don't remember eating polenta so this was a tasty treat. It is very easy to make, we added more jalapeno for our taste, and it warms up or grills great the next day. Great side dish.

Recipe Ingredients for Baked Polenta

4 cups water
1 cup cornmeal ( coarse-ground)
1 ear corn, shucked
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
2 tablespoons butter
3/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 teaspoon kosher salt

Recipe Directions for Baked Polenta

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Whisk cornmeal into water, add corn, pepper, cheese, butter, and salt.

  3. Cook until thick & creamy, about 10 minutes.

  4. Butter a 7 by 7-inch baking dish.

  5. Pour polenta into baking dish and bake 45 minutes.

  6. Turn on broiler and broil until bubbly, 2 to 3 minutes.

Categories

Cheese, Vegetables, Side Dish, American-Southwestern, Bake, Boil, Broil

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 212.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
171
Calories from Fat
81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.0g
14%
Saturated Fat
4.7g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
23mg
8%
Sodium
503mg
21%
Potassium
109mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
18.1g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
0.6g
Protein
5.5g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 11% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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