Creamy Polenta with Bacon and Sage
Creamy Polenta with Bacon and Sage
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  • Summary

    Water or stock can be substituted for any or all of the milk. The more milk you use, the creamier the polenta will be.

    Ingredients

    • 2 ounces thickly sliced bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
    • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh sage leaves, plus more whole leaves for garnish
    • 4 cups milk
    • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons quick-cooking polenta
    • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt, or more to taste
    • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, or more to taste
    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (optional)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 309 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 24 g 36.29%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 54.56%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 47 mg 15.76%
    • Sodium: 346 mg 14.42%
    • Calcium: 282 mg 28.18%
    • Potassium: 328 mg 9.38%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.74%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 17 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0.43%
    • Sugar: 12 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 13.45%
    • Vitamin C 0.09%
    • Vitamin D 31.11%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk1
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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