Breakfast Polenta with Dried Fruit and Almonds
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 cup polenta
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 cup currants
  • 6 pitted Medjool dates, coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
DIRECTIONS
  1. Bring water and salt to a boil.
  2. Cook the polenta according to package directions.
  3. When the polenta is ready, remove the pan from the heat and stir in the remaining ingredients.
  4. Polenta can be served immediately with honey, or allowed to set up in a pan to be either baked or pan fried in butter later.