Herbed Polenta With Fresh Corn Recipe

Summary

CuisineVegetarian
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Corn on the cob1
 Yellow cornmeal6 Ounce (175 Grams)
 Water1 1⁄4 Pint (750 Milliliter)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Chopped rosemary2 Teaspoon
 Olive oil2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1044 Calories from Fat 336

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g57.5%

Saturated Fat 4.6 g23%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2004.9 mg83.5%

Total Carbohydrates 167 g55.6%

Dietary Fiber 16.9 g67.4%

Sugars 5.7 g

Protein 17 g33%

Vitamin A 13.2% Vitamin C 21.6%

Calcium 3.9% Iron 41.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Cook the com on the cob in boiling water for 8-10 minutes, until tender.
Using a sharp knife, remove the kernels and set aside.
Stir the cornmeal into 250ml (8fl oz) of the water to make a batter.
In a large heavy pan, bring the remaining water and salt to the boil.
Add the commeal batter all at once and stir continuously until the mixture is well blended.
Add the chopped rosemary.
Reduce the heat so that the mixture is simmering and stir constantly for 10-15 minutes, until the polenta pulls away from the side of the pan.
Add the cooked corn kernels.
Pour the polenta into a 25cm (10 in) pie plate, smooth the top with a spatuta and leave it to cool.
Once set, cut the polenta into slices and fry in a little olive oil, until slightly crisp.
Alternatively, brush with oil and bake or grill.
Serve with tomato sauce or ratatouille.
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