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Home Health Library Recipes Herbed Asiago polenta

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/2 cup or 1 square
Calories 122

Amount Per Serving
Monounsaturated fat 1 g
Saturated fat 2 g
Total fat 3 g
Sodium 407 mg
Cholesterol 8 mg
Dietary fiber 1 g
Protein 4 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

This recipe can be prepared a day or two in advance and be rewarmed in the oven. Store in the refrigerator.


(Serves 12)
  • 8 cups water
  • 2 cups stone-ground corn grits
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 ounces shredded Asiago cheese


Heat the oven to 375 F. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Slowly pour in the grits, whisking briskly. Once the grits become thick and creamy, add the rosemary, thyme, salt, onion powder and garlic powder. Remove from heat; whisk in the cheese until melted and well-incorporated. Coat a 9-by-13-inch baking pan with cooking spray and add the polenta mixture. Allow mixture to set up at room temperature for 15 to 20 minutes. Cut into 12 squares and bake for 10 minutes.

Last Updated: April 23rd, 2016