Sunshine Polenta
Servings Prep Time
4people 4minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4people 4minutes
Cook Time
  • 1cup water
  • 1cup low-fat milk (1 percent) or milk alternative
  • 1/2cup quick-cooking polenta (corn grits)
  • 1medium organic orange
  • 1/2cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 3tablespoons honey or agave nectardivided
  • 1/2-3/4cup shelled pistachioscoarsely chopped
  1. Combine water, milk, and a pinch of salt in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Whisk in polenta and return to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and whisk until polenta thickens, 3–5 minutes. Remove from heat, cover, and let stand for at least 5 minutes.
  2. Zest orange to yield 1 teaspoon; then peel orange and dice sections. In a small bowl, combine zest, orange pieces, yogurt, and 1 tablespoon honey. (This step can be done the night before.)
  3. Stir remaining honey or agave into polenta and divide into bowls. Top with orange-yogurt mixture and sprinkle with pistachios.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Sunshine Polenta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 310 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 25mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 49g 16%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Protein 9g 18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING: 310 cal, 9g fat (4g mono, 2g poly, 4g sat), 7mg chol, 9g protein, 49g carb, 4g fiber, 25mg sodium