Creamy and savory Farina (think polenta)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 173.6
  • Total Fat: 4.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 10.9 mg
  • Sodium: 660.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 6.5 g

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Introduction

The only hard thing about this is making sure to stick with your portion size! The only hard thing about this is making sure to stick with your portion size!
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    5 cups water
    2 teaspoons coarse kosher salt
    2 t onion powder
    1 t garlic powder

    1 1/2 cups farina

    2 T Butter
    1/2 cup skim milk
    1/2 cup fat free plain yogurt
    1/4 grated parm

Directions

Bring water to boil in pot with salt, onion powder, and garlic powder.

Whisk is farina quickly and thoroughly, to avoid any lumps. Cook until it thickens (only 1-4 minutes).

Remove from heat. Whisk in remaining ingredients. Add additional salt, pepper, or herbs to taste (rosemary is great especially if you are making this to go with something braised and saucy like chicken provencal).

Eat!

Serving Size: makes 8 3/4-cup servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CAROLINE1000.

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