Polenta With Saucy Mushrooms Recipe

Polenta with saucy mushrooms is a comforting and flavorful dish that combines creamy polenta with a rich and savory mushroom sauce. The polenta is cooked until smooth and creamy, then topped with a saucy mixture of mushrooms, garlic, onions, and herbs. The mushrooms are cooked until tender and coated in a flavorful sauce made from vegetable broth and red wine. This dish is perfect for a cozy dinner or as a side dish for a special occasion.

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15minstotal
5minsPrep
10minsCook
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Ingredients for Polenta With Saucy Mushrooms Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Polenta
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/4 Onion, Diced
  • 3/4 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 2 ounce Mushrooms, Sliced
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable Broth
  • 0.13 cup Red Wine
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dried Thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dried Rosemary
  • as needed Fresh Parsley, For Garnish

Directions: Polenta With Saucy Mushrooms Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large saucepan, bring water and salt to a boil. Gradually whisk in the polenta and reduce heat to low.
  • STEP 2.Cook the polenta, stirring frequently, until thick and creamy, about 20-25 minutes.
  • STEP 3.Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a separate skillet over medium heat. Add onions and garlic, and cook until softened.
  • STEP 4.Add mushrooms and cook until they release their moisture and start to brown, about 8-10 minutes.
  • STEP 5.Stir in vegetable broth, red wine, thyme, and rosemary. Simmer for 10 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  • STEP 6.Serve the creamy polenta in bowls and top with the saucy mushrooms. Garnish with fresh parsley, if desired.
  • STEP 7.Enjoy the polenta with saucy mushrooms immediately as a main dish or as a side dish with grilled meats or roasted vegetables.

Cooking Tips

  • Use a whisk to stir the polenta to prevent lumps from forming.
  • For a creamier texture, you can add butter or grated Parmesan cheese to the polenta.
  • Feel free to customize the mushroom sauce by adding your favorite herbs or spices.
  • Leftover polenta can be refrigerated and reheated in the microwave or on the stovetop. Add a splash of water or broth to loosen it up before reheating.
  • The saucy mushrooms can also be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover polenta can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the polenta in the microwave or on the stovetop, adding a splash of water or broth to loosen it up.
  • Serve the polenta with saucy mushrooms as a main dish or as a side dish with grilled meats or roasted vegetables.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley for added freshness and flavor.
Nutrition
value
242
calories per serving
14 g Fat5 g Protein24 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    14g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Carbs
    24g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    24g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    14g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    170mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    511mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    30mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    22mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    63mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    141mg
  • Selenium
    3mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp