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Polenta Porridge w/Jam

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  • (3 cups) water
  • (3 cups) low-fat (2%) milk
  • (1 cup) polenta
  • (2 Tbsp.) sugar
  • (1/2 tsp.) salt
  • (4 to 6 Tbsp.) fruit jam of your choice
  • Lightly sweetened whipped crème fraîche (optional)

Polenta Porridge w/Jam

Creamy, slow-cooked polenta served with fruit jam and sweetened whipped cream.

Preparation Time
About 5 minutes
Cook Time
About 45 minutes


  1. 1Place a large pan over high heat. Add water and milk. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium and slowly stir in
  2. 2Simmer 20-40 minutes, stirring frequently and adjusting heat if necessary.
  3. 3Top each serving with 1 Tbsp. jam and a spoonful of whipped cream, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 cup

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 292
  • Total Fat 2.7 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 59 g
  • Protein 8.2 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Sodium 262 mg
  • Fiber 4.9 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Breakfast

Recipe Subcategory: Cereals and Cereal Bars

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.