Jul. 14, 2014 7:57 am
Question
Welcome!
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Goat Cheese Polenta with Sautéed Kale

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 12:23 pm | Updated: 11:43 am, Thu Dec 12, 2013.

Goat Cheese Polenta with Sautéed Kale

Cooking Light

  • Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 3 1/4 cups water, divided
  • 1 thyme sprig
  • 1 cup uncooked quick-cooking polenta
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 2 ounces goat cheese, crumbled and divided
  • 1 ounce 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 (8-ounce) package presliced cremini mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 6 cups chopped Lacinato kale (about 1 bunch)
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted

Preparation

1. Bring 3 cups water and thyme to a boil in a medium saucepan. Gradually add polenta, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Reduce heat to medium; cook 6 minutes or until thick, stirring constantly. Discard thyme sprig. Combine 1 ounce goat cheese, cream cheese, and egg in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk until almost smooth. Add egg mixture to polenta, stirring to combine. Remove pan from heat. Line an 8-inch square glass or ceramic baking dish with plastic wrap, allowing plastic wrap to extend over edges of dish; coat plastic wrap with cooking spray. Spoon polenta into dish, spreading evenly. Cover and keep warm.

2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion, red pepper, garlic, and mushrooms; sauté 7 minutes or until tender. Add wine; cook 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove mushroom mixture from pan; keep warm.

Chef Judi making Goat Cheese Polenta with Sautéed Kale

3. Return pan to medium heat. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add remaining 1/4 cup water, kale, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes or until tender.

4. Invert polenta onto a plate; remove plastic wrap. Cut into 4 squares. Cut each square into 2 triangles. Place 2 triangles on each of 4 plates; top with 1/2 cup

More about

More about

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.

Online poll

How will Lebron James do in his second stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers?

The sports world was stunned today when Lebron James announced he was "coming home" to Cleveland to play for the Cavaliers.

Total Votes: 128

Loading…

SUBMIT PHOTOS & VIDEOS | VIEW ALL PHOTOS & VIDEOS

Send your photos & videos to Pix@MySuncoast.com and you could be featured on ABC 7 & our website.