Polenta & Shallot Squares

We love all things Polenta!! You can serve this as is or fry it up in a pan to make it a little more decadent, but we thought it was perfect on its own. Such a yummy side dish!

Here are a few other polenta dishes to check out: Vegan Creamy PolentaPolenta with Nectarine-Blackberry SalsaPolenta with Black Beans, Pan-Fried Tofu & Roasted Coconut Tomato SauceSlow Cooked Corn Polenta and Chiles and Polenta Vegetable Casserole.

Polenta & Shallot Squares

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onions, diced
2 shallots, diced
1 cup water
2 cups vegetable broth
1 cup coarse cornmeal
Salt & pepper, to taste

  1. Place oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the onion and shallots. Cook, covered, for 10 minutes, or until softened, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the water, broth, and bring to a boil. Gradually whisk in the cornmeal.
  3. Reduce the heat and cook, stirring often and adding water as needed, for 30 minutes, or until thick.
  4. Season with the salt and pepper.
  5. Brush an 11x7x2-inch dish with oil. Spread the polenta in the dish. Cool completely and cut into squares.

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5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. A Tablespoon of Liz
    Sep 05, 2011 @ 09:41:02

    yum! I’ve always wanted to make my own polenta but never have. You’re recipe looks amazing!

    Reply

  2. marisashealthykitchen
    Sep 13, 2011 @ 09:03:32

    awesome!!! let me know how you like it 🙂

    Reply

  3. Single Life 2 Married Wife
    Oct 25, 2011 @ 11:06:27

    I have no idea what these are, but i am very interested.. Will need to do a little more research!

    Reply

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