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Polenta Fritters with Asparagus & Eggs

polenta-fritters-eggs Photo: Jim Bathie

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 4 (1/2-inch-thick) slices polenta in tube (6 ounces)
  • 6 asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • black pepper to taste

Preparation


1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add polenta and asparagus; cook 8 minutes, turning once.

2. Push polenta and asparagus to side of pan. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add eggs, and fry until yolk is set, about 3 minutes.

3. Serve eggs on warm polenta with asparagus on the side. Top with cheese and black pepper.


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  • Yield: 1 serving (4 pieces polenta, 2 eggs, and 6 asparagus spears)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 380
Fat per serving: 17g
Saturated fat per serving: 5g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 4g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1.5g
Protein per serving: 23g
Carbohydrate per serving: 30g
Fiber per serving: 4g
Cholesterol per serving: 433mg
Sodium per serving: 600mg
Resistant starch per serving: 1.5g

Good to Know

Naturally high in Resistant Starch, polenta is also rich in fiber and contains a decent amount of protein, too.

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