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Barbara Kafka s Soft Polenta


4 cup water
3/4 yellow or white cornmeal
2 tsp kosher salt
3 tbsp unsalted butter .
1/8 tsp freshly ground pepper
1/4 cup softened gorgonzola cheese
1 or butter

Combine water, cornmeal and salt in 2 Quart souffle dish. Cook in
microwave, uncovered, on High (100 percent power) for 6 minutes. Stir
well, cover loosely with paper towel and cook another 6 minutes.
Remove from microwave, uncover and stir in butter, pepper, and
cheese. Let stand 3 minutes. Serve hot. Makes 6 servings.

Note: If using small microwave oven, cook uncovered 9 minutes more.
For Spicy polenta, use Monterey Jack cheese and add one stemmed,
seeded, finely chopped jalapeno pepper.

Per serving: Calories 187 Fat 14g Cholesterol 39mg Sodium 792mg
Percent calories from fat 69%

KRT Information Services/"Microwave Gourmet" Dallas Morning News-Food
8/21/96 Typos by Bobbie Beers


Servings: 4



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