Creamy Parmesan Polenta


Grab a polenta package, one cup of chicken broth, and some Parmesan cheese and you're minutes away from a deliciously creamy polenta side dish. You can also serve it as an appetizer or use it as a base for a hearty stew.

close up view of of Creamy Parmesan Polenta garnished with red pepper and parmesan in a pot
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins


  • 1 (18 ounce) package polenta, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

  • 1 cup chicken broth

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 pinch paprika


  1. Combine polenta and chicken broth in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir until polenta has broken down and blended with the broth, about 5 minutes.

  2. Remove from the heat; stir in Parmesan cheese, pepper, and paprika.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

533 Calories
12g Fat
87g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 533
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 1186mg 52%
Total Carbohydrate 87g 32%
Dietary Fiber 8g 28%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 34mg 170%
Calcium 301mg 23%
Iron 10mg 58%
Potassium 20mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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