Tested till perfect Grilled Corn Polenta with Roasted Red Peppers

Grilled Corn Polenta with Roasted Red Peppers

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: September 2010

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  • Prep time 10 minutes Stand: 30 minutes
  • Cook time 38 minutes
  • Portion size 12

Ingredients

  • 3/4 tsp 3/4tspsalt
  • 1 cup 1cupcornmeal
  • 1 cup 1cupfresh corn kernelfresh corn kernels
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupgrated parmesan cheese

Roasted Red Peppers:

  • 3 3sweet red peppersweet red peppers
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp 1tspwhite wine vinegar
  • 1 pinch 1pinchsalt
  • 8 8fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
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Preparation

Roasted Red Peppers: Broil red peppers, turning often, until charred, 15 minutes. Let cool. Peel off blackened skins. Core, seed and thinly slice; place in small bowl. Sprinkle with oil, vinegar and salt; toss. Stir in basil. Set aside.

In large saucepan, bring 4 cups (1 L) water and salt to boil; reduce heat to low. Gradually whisk in cornmeal; cook, stirring often, for 10 minutes.

Add corn; cook until tender-crisp and polenta is thick enough to mound on spoon, 5 to 10 minutes. Stir in cheese. Spread in greased 13- x 9-inch (3 L) glass baking dish. Let cool until set, about 30 minutes.

Cut polenta into 12 squares. Place on greased grill over medium heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until marked, about 8 minutes. Serve topped with red peppers.


Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 90 pro 3g total fat 3g sat. fat 1g
carb 14g fibre 2g chol 4mg sodium 114mg
potassium 100mg

% RDI:

calcium 5 iron 3 vit A 12 vit C 83
folate 15
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