Polenta with Blue Cheese and Garlicy Spinach

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 279.8
  • Total Fat: 9.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.0 mg
  • Sodium: 316.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 15.3 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 tablespoon olive oil
    5 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
    1 bunch spinach, stems removed
    kosher salt and black pepper to taste
    1 cup instant polenta
    1 cup crumbled blue cheese


Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, until golden, 2 to 3 minutes.
Add the spinach, teaspoon salt, and teaspoon pepper. Cook, tossing occasionally, until the spinach is tender, 4 to 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, bring 4 cups of water to a boil. Add 1 tablespoon salt.
Slowly whisk in the polenta and cook, whisking constantly, until it thickens, 3 to 4 minutes.
Divide the polenta among bowls and top with the chard and blue cheese.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KEELYMAUREEN.

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  • I often forget how easy and delicious fresh polenta is. I loved this one even though I substituted in feta instead of blue. Thanks. - 2/1/11

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