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Cheesy Chile Polenta

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Cheesy Chile Polenta
  • Prep 20 min
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  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 8
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Pass up regular side dishes for a perky cheese polenta.
Updated Mar 6, 2012
Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Deborah McGuire
West Linn, Oregon

Ingredients

Polenta

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked polenta or yellow cornmeal
  • 1 (11-oz.) can whole kernel corn, red and green peppers, drained
  • 1 (4.5-oz.) can Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 6 oz. (1 1/2 cups) shredded Cheddar cheese

Garnish, if desired

  • Sour cream
  • Chopped fresh cilantro
  • Red bell pepper rings
  • Fresh cilantro sprigs

Steps

  • 1
    In medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Gradually add polenta, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium-low. While stirring constantly, gradually add corn, chiles and salt. Cook 6 to 8 minutes or until very thick, stirring constantly.
  • 2
    Remove from heat. Stir in butter and cheese. Spoon onto large serving platter. Garnish as desired.

Nutrition Information

240 Calories, 12g Total Fat, 8g Protein, 26g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 3/4 Cup
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
7g
35%
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
610mg
25%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
4g
Protein
8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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