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Creamy Polenta & Mushroom Bowls

6
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
20 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Try this classic combination for an easy Italian-inspired dinner. Creamy, Parmesan-enriched polenta is topped with hearty roasted mushrooms for the ultimate comfort food meal. For sharper flavour, try using pecorino Romano in place of Parmesan.

Ingredients

Water

2 cup(s)

Low-fat milk

1 cup(s)

Kosher salt

½ tsp(s)

Black pepper

½ tsp(s)

Uncooked instant polenta

¾ cup(s)

Grated Parmesan cheese

cup(s)

Fresh mushroom(s)

2 cup(s)

Garlic powder

1 tsp(s)

Kosher salt

½ tsp(s)

Fresh thyme

10 sprig(s), finely chopped

Parmesan cheese

1 oz, shaved (1⁄4 cup)

Fresh thyme

4 tsp(s)

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine water, milk, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Gradually whisk in polenta; reduce heat and simmer until thick, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in grated Parmesan.
  2. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat, add mushrooms, and warm for about 1 minute. Season with garlic powder, salt, and thyme. Into each of the 4 bowls, spoon ¾ cup polenta; top each with ½ cup mushrooms, 1 tbsp shaved Parmesan, and 1 tsp thyme.
  3. Serving size: 1 bowl