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Polenta Plain (1/6th, Baked Corn Grits, Easy) Recipe

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Submitted by united2gether

Makes 6 servings



1/6th = 1 serv = 159 cals (2.7 g fat, 0 sat fat, 199 mg salt, 30.4 g carbs, 1.0 g fiber, 2.9 g protein or 1/8th = 119 cals) easy

Recipe Ingredients for Polenta Plain (1/6th, baked corn grits, easy)

1 1/2 c Polenta , uncooked corn grits (ground, degerminated)
5 c water, boiling
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbs olive oil , extra light virgin

Recipe Directions for Polenta Plain (1/6th, baked corn grits, easy)

  1. preheat oven to 325 degrees

  2. put salt, oil and Polenta in 2 qt baking dish (like pyrex), pour boiling water in and mix well. Also, add spices to taste like onion powder, garlic powder, replace 1/4 c water with 1/4 c salsa if you want, add finely chopped mild green chilies or a pinch or 2 of crushed red chili peppers or some blackening seasoning... (this is when you would add anything long bake like corn niblets or black beans or diced green chilies)

  3. put in oven and forget for 1/2 hour

  4. at 1/2 hour, remove and stir well, scraping down sides. (this is when add something short bake like grated cheese or green onions).

  5. put back in oven and bake for 15 - 30 more minutes (the longer, the firmer)

  6. remove from oven, transfer to serving dish or even a bread loaf pan for later slicing. let it rest 10 mins and serve :)

  7. leftovers can be sliced off and reheated (steamed, microwaved or fried)

  8. adapted by united2gether to taste and personal preferences; based on recipe called Polenta Plain in Good Food, Great Medicine; A Homemade Cookbook by Mea Hassell, & Miles Hassell, MD

Categories

Pasta, Appetizers, Breads, Breakfast, Brunch, First Course, Snacks, Mexican, Advance, Bake, Vegetarian, Kosher

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 238.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
159
Calories from Fat
23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.6g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
199mg
8%
Potassium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates
30.4g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
0.3g
Protein
2.8g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 0%
* 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
D+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sugar
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