|Polenta (Italian coarse-grained yellow cornmeal)|
Per 1 ounce (28.35 g): Calories, 20; Protein, 0 g; Fat, 0 g (0% cal.); Cholesterol, 0 mg; Carbohydrates, 4 g; Fiber, 0 g; Sodium, 90 mg.
Freshly made hot polenta is good with many kinds of stews and other braised dishes that provide plenty of flavorful juices for the polenta to soak up. It is also served with grilled dishes.
Serve hot polenta with tomato sauce or Meat Sauce.
Serve hot polenta with pork sausages cooked with tomatoes or tomato sauce.
Let polenta cool and cut it into slices
This can be prepared in two ways.
Prepare Meat Sauce, using pork sausage in addition to the beef. Also, add sautéed sliced mushrooms to the sauce. Cut cold polenta into thin slices. Fill a baking pan with alternating layers of polenta slices, meat sauce, and parmesan cheese. Bake until hot.
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