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Polenta Squares

SOBRE DULCE Y SALADO
14Ingredients
40Minutes
520Calories
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Description

Full of savory flavor, these Polenta Squares make a great addition to the dinner table or can be served as an appetizer. Baked and then lightly fried, the polenta squares have a buttery basil flavor and are crunchy on the outside while still maintaining their softness on the inside. This recipe provides instructions for making a creamy fish sauce to serve with the polenta squares, either on top or as a dipping sauce. Garnish with chopped basil and fresh parmesan.

Ingredients

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  • 200 milliliters vegetable broth
  • 150 milliliters milk
  • 15 grams butter
  • 1 teaspoon fresh basil (minced)
  • 75 grams polenta
  • salt
  • olive oil
  • 185 grams fish (canned bonito, in olive oil)
  • 1/3 onion (peeled and chopped)
  • 75 grams cream cheese
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • fresh basil (minced)
  • Parmesan cheese (grated)
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    Directions

    1. In a saucepan heat the vegetable broth, milk, butter, basil, polenta, and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil and continue to cook on medium heat for 6 to 8 minutes while stirring. Pour into a baking pan and press down to flatten the surface. Let it cool.
    2. Once cool, unmold and cut into small squares.
    3. In a saucepan, heat olive oil and fry the polenta squares for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, until golden. The texture should be crispy on the outside and soft in the inside.
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    NutritionView More

    520Calories
    Sodium70% DV1680mg
    Fat62% DV40g
    Protein53% DV27g
    Carbs5% DV15g
    Fiber3% DV<1g
    Calories520Calories from Fat360
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat40g62%
    Saturated Fat16g80%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol125mg42%
    Sodium1680mg70%
    Potassium680mg19%
    Protein27g53%
    Calories from Fat360
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate15g5%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Sugars8g16%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C10%
    Calcium30%
    Iron4%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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