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Polenta Parmesan Party Apps

By: gfp

Quick Polenta Parmesan Apps.  Great to take to holiday parties.

Preparation Time Time To Table
10 min. 20 min.

Ingredients:

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Line a jelly roll pan with parchment paper.

Lay the sliced rounds on a cutting board.  Lightly brush both sides of the disk with cornstarch.

In a non-stick skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.  Saute the polenta disks until browned and crispy about 2-3 minutes per side.  Place on parchment paper, repeat till all the disks are sauteed.

Sprinkle each disk with salt and pepper and about a Tbsp of parmesan cheese.

Place on the middle rack in the oven.  Bake till the Parmesan cheese is melted and slightly browned.  About 7-10 minutes.

Remove from oven and garnish with parsley or favorite fresh herb.  Serve hot.

Yield: 

12 Disks

Nutritional Information

Serving size:
1 slice
Amount per serving
Total Calories:
190
Total Fat Calories:
36
Fat:
4gm
Saturated Fat:
1gm
Protein:
5gm
Carbohydrate:
33gm
Sugar:
0
Fiber:
4gm
Sodium:
86mg

Tip: 

Top the polenta with other toppings besides parmesan cheese: diced tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, hummus, or crumbled bacon bits.