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Pumpkin Polenta

This fall-friendly recipe is the perfect healthy comfort food.

Pumpkin Polenta
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This Recipe:
Skill Level
Beginner
Serves
4
Start to Finish
15 minutes
Prep
5 minutes
Cook
10 minutes
Ingredients:

•   2 ¼ cups reduced-fat (2%) milk, divided
•   1 cup canned pumpkin (100% pumpkin, not pumpkin-flavored pie filling)
•   1 ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
•   1 ½ teaspoon ground ginger
•   1 ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg
•   1 ⅛ teaspoon salt
•   1 ½ cup quick-cooking polenta
•   1 tablespoon butter
•   3 tablespoons maple syrup

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Directions:

1.   Combine 2 cups milk and next five ingredients (pumpkin through salt) in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Slowly pour in polenta, whisking constantly.

2.   Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes, whisking occasionally.

3.   Remove saucepan from heat and stir in butter, remaining 1 ¼ cup milk and maple syrup. Serve immediately.

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