Creamy Slow Cooker Polenta with Sauteed Mushrooms

Creamy Slow Cooker Polenta with Sauteed Mushrooms

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  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 15 min
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  • Summary

    If you love soft and creamy polenta, you know it typically requires a lot of stirring and standing. This easier, slow cooker version requires little attention. The simple mushroom saute is a wonderful topping for the polenta, but you can also enjoy it as the base for any number of other dishes.

    Ingredients

    • Polenta:
    • 2 cups polenta or coarse cornmeal
    • 7 1/2 cups very hot or boiling water
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 3 teaspoons salt
    • 1/2 cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese
    • Mushrooms:
    • 1/3 cup olive oil
    • 3 tablespoons butter
    • 6 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 pounds portabello or mixed wild mushrooms, depending on preference, sliced (see ingredient note)
    • 4 teaspoons chopped thyme leaves
    • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
    • 1/2 cup dry white wine

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 555 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 47 g 71.67%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 47.78%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 18 mg 6.14%
    • Sodium: 701 mg 29.21%
    • Calcium: 209 mg 20.94%
    • Potassium: 302 mg 8.63%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.97%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 28 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 17.68%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 11 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 3.98%
    • Vitamin C 0.14%
    • Vitamin D 1.51%
    • * 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 - Fat9
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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