Recipes and Cooking Southwestern Polenta with Corn and Chiles 4.4 (5) Add your rating & review Prepare a tasty Tex-Mex polenta side dish in your slow cooker with this easy, cheesy recipe. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 20 mins Stand Time: 30 mins Slow Cook Time: 7 hrs Total Time: 7 hrs 50 mins Servings: 12 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Plastic slow cooker liner Nonstick cooking spray 2 14 ounce cans chicken broth 1 ½ cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (6 ounces) 1 cup evaporated milk 1 cup coarse yellow cornmeal 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn 1 4 ounce can diced green chiles 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ teaspoon salt Directions Line a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker with a plastic slow cooker liner. Coat liner with cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine broth, cheese, evaporated milk, cornmeal, corn, green chiles, oregano, garlic, and salt. Transfer cornmeal mixture to prepared slow cooker. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 9 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 hours, stirring once halfway through cooking time. Turn off cooker. Let stand for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, before serving. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 137 Calories 7g Fat 14g Carbs 6g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 137 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 19mg 6% Sodium 491mg 21% Total Carbohydrate 14g 5% Total Sugars 3g Protein 6g Vitamin C 3.5mg 18% Calcium 171.6mg 13% Iron 0.5mg 3% Potassium 135mg 3% Folate, total 12.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.