Make a classic side dish tonight with our Baked Polenta recipe. There is no limit to the number of dishes that our Baked Polenta can complement .
What You Need
Original recipe yields 5 servings
1 Tbsp. olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 can (14.5 oz.) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup instant polenta
2 oz. (1/4 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed, softened
1/4 cup KRAFT Shredded Parmesan Cheese, divided
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 400ºF.
Heat oil in medium saucepan on medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 min. Add broth and water; stir. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add polenta in thin steady stream while whisking constantly; cook and stir 4 to 5 min. or until thickened. Remove from heat.
Add cream cheese and 2 Tbsp. Parmesan; stir until cream cheese is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Spoon into 8-inch square baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; spread to evenly cover bottom of dish. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan.
Bake 20 min. or until heat through.
Sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil leaves before baking as directed.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 14g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
5 servings, 1/2 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.