Balmos - a sort of Cheese Polenta

Balmos - a sort of Cheese Polenta

Balmos - or cheese polenta is a rich, smooth cheesy dish, absolutely delicious. Yogurt makes it a little tart tasting, a perfect side dish along a fresh salad, meat or sauce.

This is one of my daughter's favorite for dinner. 


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  • Makes 3-4 servings
  • 400 g plain yogurt
  • 400 ml milk
  • 200 g sour cream
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup cold pressed sun flower oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 100 g cheese, grated
  • 1 1/4 cup corn meal
  1. In a medium heavy pot combine yogurt with milk and sour cream. Stir in eggs, oil and cheese and bring to a boil. 
  2. Reduce heat and add cornmeal slowly, stirring continuously. Add salt and let it simmer for about 15-20 minutes, stirring constantly. It is done when it pulls away from the sides of the pot. 
  3. Serve hot  with a fresh salad or with some of you favorite sauces or as a side dish along meat.
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Nutrition facts 1 Serving - Calories:648, Fat:40.2 g, Saturated Fat:16.9 g, Unsaturated Fat:0.0 g, Carbohydrates:48.4 g, Sugar:12.7 g, Fiber:3.8 g, Protein:24.8 g, Cholesterol:202 mg, Calories from Fat 362, Sodium 922mg, Vitamin A 25%, Calcium 56%, Vitamin C 2%, Iron 13%, Nutrition Grade C+, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
On May 27, 2011 at 01:19 pm, Lindsey@Lindselicious said...
YUM!! I love any kind of polenta. This looks so good I need to make ASAP!
On May 30, 2011 at 02:36 pm, Colleen said...
What kind of cheese did you use for this? Looks delicious!
On May 31, 2011 at 10:20 am, Rosa said...
I love this polenta dish! I'm bookmarking it to try with Gruyere or Gouda cheese. Thanks for sharing.
On June 03, 2014 at 10:40 pm, Mireille said...
my first time discovering your blog. You have such a great selection of unique recipe

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