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Creamy polenta with garlic

I absolutely love a nice, creamy polenta! In this recipe, cornmeal is transformed into a delicious polenta recipe when made with garlic-seasoned chicken broth and cream cheese.

Creamy polenta with garlic

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Posted in: Side Dish, Sides
Servings
6
Prep Time
10
Cook Time
20

Recipe Notes

INGREDIENTS:

• No-Stick Cooking Spray
• 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
• 3-1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided
• 1 cup yellow cornmeal
• 2 ounces 1/3 less fat cream cheese (Neufchatel)

DIRECTIONS:

STEP ONE
Spray large saucepan with cooking spray. Add garlic; cook over medium-high heat 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Add 2-1/2 cups broth; bring to a boil.

STEP TWO
Combine remaining 1 cup broth and cornmeal. Gradually add to broth in saucepan, stirring constantly with wire whisk until well blended.

STEP THREE
Cook over low heat 5 minutes or until thickened, stirring constantly. Add cream cheese; cook and stir until cream cheese is melted completely and mixture is well blended.

113 calories, 18g Carbs, 4g protein

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