Polenta with Fresh Vegetables

Number of Servings: 4 (363 g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 50 min.
Polenta with Fresh Vegetables

Don’t limit yourself to the vegetables listed here. Try any combination of vegetables, including leafy vegetables such as spinach.


  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 4 cups water
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup sliced onion
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 cup sliced zucchini
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese

    *Optional Garnishes:

    • Chopped fresh herbs, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly coat an ovenproof dish with cooking spray.
  2. Combine cornmeal, water, salt, and garlic in the prepared dish. Bake uncovered until the polenta pulls away from the side of the baking dish (40-50 minutes).
  3. While the polenta is cooking, coat a nonstick frying pan with cooking spray and heat over medium. Add the mushrooms and onions and sauté until liquid has cooked down (4-5 minutes).
  4. Add the broccoli and zucchini and sauté until veggies reach desired texture (3-4 minutes).
  5. When the polenta is done, top with the cooked vegetables. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and herbs, if desired. Serve immediately.

*Optional garnishes have not been included in the rating of this recipe.


Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 363 g

Amount per serving
Calories 145
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 215mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 13%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 23g
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0.1mcg 0%
Calcium 51.8mg 4%
Iron 1.5mg 8%
Potassium 325mg 6%
Vitamin A 39.3mcg 4%
Vitamin C 24.3mg 25%
Vitamin E 0.3mg 2%
Vitamin K 1.5mcg 2%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 2.8mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 15%
Folate 35.6mcg 9%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 2%
Biotin 5.7mcg 20%
Chloride 70.1mg 4%
Pantothenate 0.6mg 10%
Phosphorus 136.1mg 10%
Iodine 1.9mcg 2%
Magnesium 56.1mg 15%
Zinc 1mg 8%
Selenium 8.1mcg 15%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.3mg 15%
Chromium 10mcg 30%
Molybdenum 23.8mcg 50%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Water, Whole Grain Yellow Cornmeal, Onion, Zucchini Squash, Broccoli, Mushrooms, Parmesan Cheese ((pasteurized Part-skim Cow's Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Cellulose Powder Added To Prevent Caking, Potassium Sorbate To Protect Flavor), Garlic, Salt.

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