*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
 
                                 Firm Polenta
 
 Recipe By     : MicroWave Gourmet/tpogue@idsonline.com
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Polenta
 
    Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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     4      cups          water
     1 1/4  cups          yellow or white cornmeal
     2      teaspoons     kosher salt
     4      tablespoons   butter -- unsalted
       1/8  teaspoon      black pepper
 
 Combine water, cornmeal and salt in a 2 quart glass measure. Cook, 
 uncovered, at 100% for 12 minutes, stirring once.
 2. Remove from oven, stir in 3 tablespoons of the butter, and add the 
 pepper. Let stand for 3 minutes.
 Lightly grease a 7 x 4 x 2 loaf fan with half the remaining 
 butter. Pour polenta into pan and brush lightly with the last of the 
 butter. Let stand until cool.
 Cover and refrigerate until chilled. T serve, slice the polenta about 
 1/2 inch thick and fry or grill.
 
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 Per serving (excluding unknown items): 50 Calories; 6g Fat (99% 
 calories from fat); 0g Protein; 0g Carbohydrate; 15mg Cholesterol; 
 531mg Sodium
 
 NOTES : This is the firm Polenta that is usually chilled and then 
 sliced and fried or grilled as a side dish. I also like this with 
 Bitter Broccoli or Sauteed Red Peppers
 
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