Glazed Polenta With Hot Berry Jam

Glazed Polenta With Hot Berry Jam


  • 1 1/3 cups frozen blueberries or raspberries
  • 2 teaspoons plus 1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar, divided
  • 5 ounces polenta, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 3/4 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/16 teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoons light brown sugar


1. Divide berries evenly among 4 (4-ounce) small bowls or ramekins. Sprinkle each with 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar; set aside.

2. Combine polenta and milk in a medium saucepan over medium heat; cook 5 minutes or until smooth and hot, stirring with a whisk. Remove polenta mixture from heat; stir in 1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar, butter, vanilla, and salt.

3. Preheat broiler.

4. Divide polenta mixture over fruit in bowls; sprinkle 1 teaspoon brown sugar over each bowl. Place bowls on a baking sheet. Broil 1 minute or until sugar melts. Let stand before serving.

Note: Nutritional analysis includes Sugars 19g.

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  • This delicious polenta recipe is sweet enough to be dessert. Don't skip the step when you broil the brown sugar; it creates the perfect crispy topping.
  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 bowl)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 148
Fat per serving: 4g
Saturated fat per serving: 2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 3g
Carbohydrate per serving: 26g
Fiber per serving: 2g
Cholesterol per serving: 11mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 140mg
Calcium per serving: 74mg