Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Mexican Polenta

Polenta is usually an Italian dish made with corn meal. It is usually a side dish in some Italian restaurants. It is really good grilled.


Ingredients

  • 6 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 3/4 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons of tomato and chili mix. Rotel is a good brand. 
  • pinch of cumin 
  •  Cheddar Cheese

Toppings:
  • Grilled bell peppers, red, green and yellow, cut into strips.
  • medium salsa

Directions

Bring 6 cups of water to a boil in a heavy large saucepan. Add 2 teaspoons of salt and cumin. Gradually whisk in the cornmeal. Reduce the heat to low and cook until the mixture thickens and the cornmeal is tender, stirring often, about 15 minutes. Turn off the heat. Stir in the cheese and olive oil.Spread into a baking sheet. Pour salsa over the top. Bake at 250 for 15 minutes or until set. Top with the peppers. Slice and serve


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