Skip Nav
Healthy Recipes
Avocado Fans Will Love This Chocolate Pudding
Oscars
Wow Partygoers With Award-Worthy Oscars Cookies
Food Reviews
Final Update! Pick Up This, Not That: Trader Joe's New February Foods

Fast & Easy Dinner: Polenta Gratin with Mushrooms and Fontina

Fast & Easy Dinner: Polenta Gratin with Mushrooms and Fontina

Sometimes there just isn't enough time to make a complete meal from scratch, so don't be ashamed to take help from the grocery store. If you enhance the taste by mixing in a couple of fresh ingredients, your family will never notice that you took help from the supermarket. This delectable dinner combines fresh mushrooms, basil, and fontina — with premade polenta and pasta sauce. The final vegetarian dish is filled with flavor and surprisingly delightful.

To check out the recipe — another great one from our friends at MyRecipes.com

.

Polenta Gratin with Mushrooms and Fontina

Polenta Gratin with Mushrooms and Fontina

Polenta Gratin with Mushrooms and Fontina

Ingredients

  1. 1 (16-ounce) tube of polenta, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  2. Cooking spray
  3. 1 (8-ounce) package presliced mushrooms
  4. 1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
  5. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  6. 1/3 cup sun-dried tomato Alfredo sauce (such as Classico)
  7. 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  8. 1/4 cup (1 ounce) shredded fontina cheese
  1. Get more recipes at MyRecipes.com

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 500°.
  2. Arrange polenta slices in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray, allowing slices to overlap.
  3. Heat a medium nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms; cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in garlic and salt.
  4. Cover, reduce heat, and cook 2 minutes. Stir in Alfredo sauce and basil.
  5. Spoon mushroom mixture evenly over polenta. Top with cheese.
  6. Bake at 500° for 7 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Serves 3.

Nutritional Information: CALORIES 221(30% from fat); FAT 7.4g (sat 3.9g,mono 1.7g,poly 1.2g); PROTEIN 8.3g; CHOLESTEROL 29mg; CALCIUM 82mg; SODIUM 739mg; FIBER 4.2g; IRON 2.4mg; CARBOHYDRATE 28.7g

Like the recipe above? Try out some of these other ones:

Dinner Tonight Recipes in 45-Minutes or Less
Quick and Easy Meal Ideas
Eat Smart at CookingLight.com
Get More Side Dish Recipes

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
drinkerofh2o drinkerofh2o 8 years
I think this sounds incredible. I will definitely try it.
emalove emalove 8 years
Mushrooms are my most hated food. Blech.
ElizabethRae ElizabethRae 8 years
That looks good! I have never cooked with polenta before but I am willing to give it a shot. And my husband loves anything with mushrooms!
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Mushrooms, ewwwwwwwwww.
thatsjoanna thatsjoanna 8 years
Sounds good!....I was never into Mushrooms as a child and just last month have been giving it a second try. Its pretty darn good cooked right.
Easy Salmon With Crispy Cabbage and Kale
Easy Chrissy Teigen Recipes
What Is an Instant Pot?
Cheap and Easy Gwyneth Paltrow Salad Recipe
Avocado Salsa Recipes
Arroz Con Pollo Recipes
Pressure-Cooker Recipes

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Food
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds