Fresh Corn Polenta with Basil and Tomatoes

Our Fresh Corn Polenta with Basil and Tomatoes is fresh from the garden….

Fresh Corn Polenta with Basil and Tomatoes
Serves 4
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
15 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
15 min
256 calories
32 g
19 g
12 g
7 g
5 g
327 g
788 g
5 g
0 g
6 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
327g
Servings
4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 256
Calories from Fat 109
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g
19%
Saturated Fat 5g
27%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 19mg
6%
Sodium 788mg
33%
Total Carbohydrates 32g
11%
Dietary Fiber 4g
15%
Sugars 5g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A
14%
Vitamin C
38%
Calcium
9%
Iron
10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 2 ear(s) fresh corn
  2. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  3. 1 yellow onion , chopped
  4. 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  5. 3 cups vegetable broth
  6. 3/4 cup quick cooking polenta, (dry)
  7. 2 tablespoons butter
  8. 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  9. 1 tomato , chopped
  10. 1/4 cup fresh basil, shredded
  11. coarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Place corn on plate and carefully cut the kernels off the cobs. In a large sauce pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant about 30 seconds. Add corn and vegetable broth to onion mixture. Bring to a boil over high heat, reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Return broth mixture to a boil over medium-high heat, slowly stir in polenta, and cook stirring until thickened about 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Stir butter and Parmesan into polenta. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Pour into a serving bowl. Top with tomatoes and basil.
Notes
  1. per serving: 300 calories; 11 grams protein; 14 grams total fat; 4 grams fiber; 7 grams saturated fat; 34 grams carbohydrates; 25 mgs cholesterol; 822 mgs sodium; 8 WW points plus
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calories
256
fat
12g
protein
7g
carbs
32g
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