Try this delicious Grilled Polenta with Sweet Basil Marinara Sauce recipe. Flavoured with Parmesan cheese, the polenta is grilled, then served topped with marinara sauce for irresistible results. It's sure to become your new summer go-to appetizer favourite.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 6 Servings
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4 cups water
1 cup cornmeal
1/4 cup butter, divided
1/3 cup Kraft 100% Parmesan Aged Grated Cheese
1 jar (650 mL) Classico di Campania Sweet Basil Marinara Pasta Sauce
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How do I make it ?
Bring water to boil in medium saucepan. Gradually stir in cornmeal. Add 2 Tbsp. butter; cook and stir 1 to 2 min. or until melted. Simmer on medium-low heat 15 to 20 min. or until thickened, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
Add cheese and remaining butter; stir 1 min. or until butter is completely melted and mixture is well blended
Pour into parchment-lined 13x9-inch dish. Cool completely. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
Heat barbecue to medium-high heat. Remove polenta from dish; cut into 12 triangles. Grill 5 to 6 min. on each side or until heated through and grill marked on both sides. Meanwhile, heat pasta sauce as directed on label.
Serve polenta topped with pasta sauce.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Top with 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley or basil and/or 1 Tbsp. additional Parmesan cheese before serving.
Prepare using Classico di Roma Arrabbiata Spicy Red Pepper Pasta Sauce.
The polenta can be refrigerated up to 24 hours before cutting into triangles and grilling as directed.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 11 g
Saturated fat 6 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Sodium 580 mg
Total carbohydrate 27 g
Dietary fibre 3 g
Sugars 8 g
Protein 6 g
6 servings, 1/6 recipe (228 g) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.