Creamy Polenta with Goat Cheese
This recipe, adapted from Food.com, is similar to the polenta at Flame. Serve as a side dish with everything from grilled meats to roasted veggies.
2 cups milk
1 cup polenta
1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
1 teaspoon kosher salt
4 ounces fresh goat cheese
Combine the milk and 2 cups water in a heavy pot, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and slowly pour in the polenta, whisking constantly. Cook 25 to 30 minutes, stirring often and adding water if necessary, until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in the zest, salt and cheese. Makes 6 servings.
Per serving: 218 calories (40 percent from fat), 9.7 g fat (6.2 g saturated, 2.2 g monounsaturated), 28 mg cholesterol, 9.6 g protein, 23 g carbohydrates, 0.3 g fiber, 428 mg sodium.