Soft Polenta in a Mug

“Even when you only have a mug and microwave, you can get creative and stay healthy,” says personal chef Francesco Casetta. You need to think beyond pre-packaged, processed foods that you heat and serve, like this yummy polenta.

Soft Polenta in a MugPhoto: JIM WIELAND/RD.COM
Servings
1serving
Servings
1serving
Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Put all the liquids and seasonings in the mug.
  2. Cook in the microwave for one minute and 45 seconds. Then let steep for five minutes.
  3. Drain the liquid from the spices and put the liquid back in the microwave for one minute.
  4. Add instant polenta to the liquid and put in microwave for 45 seconds on high.
  5. Add Parmesan and mix well.