Breakfast Polenta with Warm Berry Compote

Serving Size: 4
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  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 3 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • dash of ground cinnamon
  • 12 Ounce frozen assorted berries

To prepare compote, melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add honey, juice, cinnamon, and berries; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Keep warm.


  • 3 cup 1% milk
  • 0.5 cup quick-cooking polenta
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 0.5 tsp salt

To prepare polenta, bring milk to a boil in a medium saucepan. Slowly add polenta, stirring constantly with a whisk. Stir in sugar and salt, and cook 5 minutes or until thick, stirring constantly. Serve with compote.

Recipe courtesy of Cooking Light: The Complete Quick Cook by Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough/Oxmoor House, 2011.