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Polenta with Mushroom Ragout

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: October 2007

Recipe3 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.
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  • Portion size 4


  • 2 tbsp 2tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 1-1/2 lb 1-1/2lbmixed mushroommushrooms, quartered
  • 1 1oniononions, minced
  • 2 2minced cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspfresh thyme
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupdry white wine or vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspall-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups 1-1/2cupsvegetable stock
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupchopped fresh parsley


  • 3 cups 3cupsmilk
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1 cup 1cupcornmeal
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupgrated Parmesan cheese
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In Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat; saut?ushrooms, onion, garlic, thyme, salt and pepper until no liquid remains, about 8 minutes.

Add white wine; cook, stirring, until evaporated, about 4 minutes.

Add flour; stir to coat. Stir in stock and bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened, about 10 minutes. Stir in parsley.

Polenta: Meanwhile, in large saucepan, bring milk, salt and 1 cup (250 mL) water to boil. Whisk in cornmeal; simmer over medium-low heat, stirring, until thick enough to mound on spoon, about 15 minutes. Stir in cheese. Serve with ragout.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 375 pro 15g total fat 13g sat. fat 4g
carb 48g fibre 6g chol 20mg sodium 843mg

% RDI:

calcium 29 iron 18 vit A 16 vit C 12
folate 48
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