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Tomato and Corn Polenta
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Cornmeal squares with corn and tomato sauce.

Rating:
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 74.0
Total Carbs 15.4 g
Dietary Fiber 2.9 g
Sugars 0.8 g
Total Fat 0.6 g
Saturated Fat 0.0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Potassium 75.6 mg
Protein 2.3 g
Sodium 214.4 mg
Dietary Exchanges
, 1/2 Vegetables , 1/2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

1 quart  cold water
0 1/4 tsp  salt
1 cup  cornmeal
0 1/2 cup  tomato sauce
1 tsp  ground oregano
0 1/2 cup  frozen sweet corn kernels
0 1/2 tsp  hot red pepper flakes
1 pinch  black pepper
Directions
  1. Fill a 3-quart saucepan of water, add the salt, and bring to a boil. Add the cornmeal slowly. Decrease the heat and simmer for about 20 to 25 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Put the tomato sauce, oregano, corn, hot pepper flakes, and pepper in a saucepan and heat.
  3. Once the cornmeal has become stiff, transfer half into a bowl and top with half of the tomato sauce mixture. Place the rest of the cornmeal on top and pour the remaining tomato sauce mixture over all.
  4. Let sit for 5 to 10 minutes then slice into squares.

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