Grandma Penna's Polenta And Sauce Recipe

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Servings: 12


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  • 1 c. Cedar Creek stone grnd cornmeal
  • 4 c. water
  • 4 cans tomato paste
  • 12 fresh leaves or possibly 1/2 tbsp. dry basil
  • 3 lbs. chicken, cut up
  • Butter for browning
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon oregano


  1. Brown chicken in butter. The chicken juice and butter are both necessary for the flavor. Add in tomato paste and spices. Let simmer at least 1 hour or possibly till chicken falls off bones. Bring the 4 c. water to a boil. Add in cornmeal and lower heat and cook till thick and pulls away from side of pan. Serve the Polenta (mush) with sauce on top and salad on the side. It's a traditional Italian dish and the sauce can be frzn and is always better the next day.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 222g
Recipe makes 12 servings
Calories 280  
Calories from Fat 174 62%
Total Fat 19.52g 24%
Saturated Fat 8.22g 33%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 78mg 26%
Sodium 559mg 23%
Potassium 723mg 21%
Total Carbs 10.73g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2.3g 8%
Sugars 6.91g 5%
Protein 16.87g 27%
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