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Polenta with pepper and cheese

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Polenta with Pepper and Cheese
Serves
Serves:
8
Serving Size
Serving Size:
1 cup prepared polenta
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Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups corn meal (or polenta, uncooked)
  • 1 can whole kernel corn mixed with green and red peppers (11 ounces, drained)
  • 2 cans green chiles (7 - 8 ounces)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon margarine or butter
  • 6 ounces cheese, cheddar, reduced fat, shredded
  • 1 can black or pinto beans (15 ounces, rinsed)

Garnish:

  • cilantro sprigs (optional)
  • 1 red bell pepper (cut into rings)
Directions

Directions

1. In a medium sauce pan, bring the water to a boil. Gradually add the cornmeal or polenta. Reduce heat to low.

2. Continue stirring, add the corn, chiles and the salt. Cook 6-8 minutes or until mixture thickens, stirring occasionally.

3. Gently stir in the margarine, cheese and beans.

4. Remove from the heat and transfer to a serving dish.

5. Garnish with red bell pepper rings and cilantro.

Nutritional Info

Nutritional Info

Serves 8
Amount per serving
Calories
266
Total Fat
7 g
Saturated Fat
3 g
Cholesterol
12 mg
Sodium
680 mg
Total Carbohydrates
41 g
Dietary Fiber
8 g
Total Sugar
3 g
Protein
13 g
Allergens:
Dairy
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