Sweet Potato and Cheddar Polenta

This is the Sweet Potato and Cheddar Polenta recipe.

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 5 min - 10 min
Yields 4 - 5 servings
sweet potato and cheddar polenta

Ingredients

  • 1 medium-sized sweet potato
  • 2 cups (500 mL) Milk
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) fine cornmeal
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground allspice
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Canadian aged Cheddar coarsely grated
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) fresh chives
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

Microwave the sweet potato on high until tender — about 4 minutes. Scoop out flesh and process until smooth. In a heavy saucepan over medium heat, bring milk to a boil. Add the cornmeal in a slow stream, whisking constantly.

Cook for about 3 to 4 minutes, stirring, until thick. Add allspice, butter and potato. Remove from burner when hot and stir in cheese. Add chives and season to taste.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 234 Calories
Protein: 11 g
Carbohydrate: 23 g
Fat: 11 g
Fibre: 1.5 g
Sodium: 230 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 26 % / 189 mg
Vitamin A: 32 %
Vitamin B12: 31 %
Vitamin D: 27 %
Riboflavin: 22 %