Sunday, August 15, 2010

Asparagus & Mushroom Polenta


An easy to make, fresh, and healthy meal.  Asparagus and Mushroom Polenta will take you about 10-12 minutes to prepare.

Ingredients:

  • Asparagus
  • Baby Portabella mushrooms (or another local, seasonal variety)
  • Polenta ( I use pre made Organic Polenta from Trader Joes).
  • Chunky Pasta sauce
  • olive oil
  • salt/pepper to taste.
  • Rosemary 


Preparations:
Cut Asparagus into 1" long strips and cut mushrooms into 1/4"slices.  Saut√© Asparagus, mushrooms, rosemary, salt & pepper in olive oil over medium heat.

Sliced pre-made polenta into 1/2" think rounds.  Grill in a pan with a little olive oil. 4-5 mins/side or until golden brown.  Remove from heat and place on paper towels to remove any excess oil.

Heat 2 tbls of chuncky pasta sauce until warm.

Plate 2 slices of cooked polenta on plate. Top with sauteed veggies and sauce.
*If not Vegan top with parmesan or fresh cheese of your choice.

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