Spinach and Gorgonzola Polenta with Caramelized Pears Recipe | Yummly

Spinach and Gorgonzola Polenta with Caramelized Pears

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12Ingredients
15Minutes
1010Calories

Ingredients

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  • 2/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 1/3 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 pear (ripe, peeled, cored and cut into wedges)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 2 ounces gorgonzola (diced)
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan (grated)
  • grated nutmeg (freshly, according to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
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    Directions

    1. In a saucepan, bring the cream and stock to the boil. Season with salt and black pepper and stir in the polenta with a whisk. Simmer over a low heat for 5 mins, stirring frequently.
    2. Heat the honey in a large pan and sauté the pear for 3 mins. Add 1 tbsp butter and cook until melted.
    3. Stir 1 tbsp butter into the polenta, then stir in the spinach, Gorgonzola, and Parmesan. Season with salt, black pepper, and nutmeg.
    4. Spoon on to serving plates and top with the pear and its juices. Drizzle with oil and lemon juice and season with black pepper.
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    NutritionView More

    1010Calories
    Sodium75% DV1810mg
    Fat109% DV71g
    Protein37% DV19g
    Carbs26% DV79g
    Fiber36% DV9g
    Calories1010Calories from Fat640
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat71g109%
    Saturated Fat37g185%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol170mg57%
    Sodium1810mg75%
    Potassium540mg15%
    Protein19g37%
    Calories from Fat640
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate79g26%
    Dietary Fiber9g36%
    Sugars24g48%
    Vitamin A50%
    Vitamin C20%
    Calcium35%
    Iron10%

    * 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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