Soft Polenta and Peas
This is a savory breakfast with a touch of sweetness from the peas. You can add sweet winter squash, carrots, corn, or lemon juice for variety.
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 4
- 1 cup regular enriched corn grits
- 4 cups water
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ½ cup frozen peas
In a saucepan, toast corn grits until fragrant. Add water and salt.
Bring to a boil, lower the heat, and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes. Stir polenta occasionally.
Add peas and continue to cook until hot.
PER SERVING Calories per serving: 209 | Protein: 5 g | Carbohydrates: 38 g | Fat: 4.1 g | Saturated Fat: 0.6 g | Cholesterol: 0 g | Sodium: 172 mg | Potassium: 112 mg | Phosphorus: 91 mg | Calcium: 83 mg | Fiber: 3 g | Exchanges: 2 ½ Starch | Gluten Free
What Is Polenta?
Polenta is corn meal mush or corn grits. It is used in many recipes to add versatility.