This is a quick and easy to prepare dish that makes a great side to go with ham or pork. It uses polenta, pumpkin, cheeses and spices for a different and delicious dish that is Gluten-Free! Sage and White Pepper and a touch of Nutmeg are the perfect herbs and spices for this creamy and flavorful combination. It's a perfect side that'll make any meal, extra special.
SAGE, White Pepper, Nutmeg Powder
3 cup chicken or vegetable broth
1 cup low-fat milk
1 1/4 cup polenta
3/4 cup pumpkin puree
2 tsp Sage (dried herb)
1/2 tsp White Pepper
1/4 tsp Nutmeg Powder
1 tsp salt
1/4 cup fresh parmesan cheese, grated
1/2 cup fontina cheese, grated
2 Tblspns cream cheese
2 Tblspns butter
In a medium-sized saucepan, whisk together the broth, milk, polenta, and salt. Bring this mixture to a boil over medium heat, whisking periodically. Turn the heat to low and bring it to a simmer. Add the pumpkin, and spices, and stir the mixture constantly with a wooden spoon for 15 minutes. When the polenta is thickened, remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the cheeses and the butter. Serve immediately, garnished with additional fresh grated Parmesan cheese.