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Mediterranean Polenta

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Ingredients
  Yellow cornmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vegetable stock/Chicken stock 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Dried basil/Oregano/thyme 2 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 2 Teaspoon
  Tomatoes 3 , diced
  Zucchini 2 , diced
  Sweet red pepper/Green pepper 1 , diced
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a small bowl, soak the cornmeal in water and let stand for 5 minutes.

MAKING
2. In a nonstick saucepan, combine the stock, dried herbs, salt, and pepper.
3. Bring to a boil over moderate heat.
4. Reduce the heat and gradually but steadily add the soaked cornmeal mush into the stock, stirring constantly with the other hand.
5. Cook, stirring constantly for about 5 minutes until the mixture boils and thickens.
6. Further reduce the heat and allow the mixture to simmer for another 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until the mixture is thick like mush.
7. Add the diced vegetables and stir adding oil into the polenta.
8. Cook about 4 minutes until the vegetables are tender.
9. Put off the heat, cover the pan, and let stand for about 5 minutes so that the polenta finishes cooking in the steam.

SERVING
10. Serve the polenta along with a stew or curry.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Corn
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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