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Grilled Polenta

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  Water 24 Fluid Ounce (3 cups / 750 milliliter)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Polenta/Yellow cornmeal 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 3 Ounce (3/4 cup / 90 gram)
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon

1. Line a 9-inch (23-cm) pie plate with plastic wrap. Ensure that the edges of the plastic warp extend over the edges.

2. Bring the water, salt and water in a large saucepan to a rapid boil.
3. Gradually added the polenta or cornmeal to the hot water and whisk constantly to ensure that the cornmeal is completely mixed and has not formed lumps
4. Lower the heat and continue the cooking process. Add the Parmesan cheese to the mixture followed by cayenne pepper.
5. Lower the heat and continue the cooking process for 10-15 minutes while stirring frequently.
6. Spoon the polenta into the prepared pie plate and smooth the polenta till it smooth and level.
7. Cover tightly and allow it to chill for atleast one hour.
8. Prepare a fire in the grill and place an oiled baking tray in the oven 4-6 inches away from the heat.
9. Invert the pie plate and this will remove the polenta from the pan.
10. Cut the polenta into 6 pie shaped wedges. Brush each piece with oil and then arrange them on the grill rack.
11. Turn over two or three times until the pieces are golden. This will take 10 minutes.

12. Serve hot

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 188 Calories from Fat 99

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.4%

Saturated Fat 5.5 g27.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 23.2 mg7.7%

Sodium 547 mg22.8%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.7%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 7 g14.1%

Vitamin A 6.3% Vitamin C 0.27%

Calcium 16% Iron 4.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Grilled Polenta Recipe