Polenta with Fresh Corn
  • 1cup white corn grits
  • 2cups reduced-fat (2 percent) or whole milk
  • 2cups water
  • 1/4teaspoon sea salt
  • 3ears fresh corn, kernels removed
  • Butteroptional
  • Chopped fresh parsleyfor garnish
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine grits, milk, water, and salt and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and cook, stirring occasionally, until grits become soft and creamy, about 5 minutes. Add more water if the mixture becomes too thick. Remove from heat.
  2. Stir corn kernels into the cooked grits. Cover and let stand to allow heat to cook the fresh corn. Just before serving add butter, if desired, and sprinkle with parsley.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Polenta with Fresh Corn
Amount Per Serving
Calories 268
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 208mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 51g 17%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Protein 9g 18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING: 268 cal, 12% fat cal, 4g fat, 2g sat fat, 11mg chol, 9g protein, 51g carb, 7g fiber, 208mg sodium