Polenta is a traditional peasant dish that is really easy to prepare in numerous variations, even without meat. There are many recipes of regional cuisine that include accompanying polenta with meat but there are also different recipes of polenta to be served with vegetables or legumes.
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La polenta it is a dish of the peasant tradition that is really easy to prepare in many variations, even without meat. There are many recipes of regional cuisine that include accompanying polenta with meat but there are also different recipes of polenta to be served with vegetables or legumes.
To prepare this dish you can vary both the condiments and the type of polenta chosen by choosing the classic yellow corn polenta or the polenta taragna, which combines corn flour with buckwheat flour.
Here is a collection of recipes to prepare polenta at home in numerous variations also suitable for vegetarians or vegans.
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La polenta taragna it's a typical dish of Valtellina. It is prepared with a mix of corn flour and buckwheat flour. The typical dressing is with Casera, a local cheese. Here the recipe.
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Polenta and milk
In the peasant tradition, polenta left over from the day before was eaten for breakfast or dinner together with milk. Here is the recipe of the polenta and milk allows us to rediscover ancient flavors. Unseasoned leftover polenta should be used, only slightly salted. Here the recipe.
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Our customized version of vegan polenta is prepared in a really simple way with broccoli, cauliflower and turmeric, in homage to the colder months of the year that still offer precious gifts from the garden.
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You can easily prepare yours vegetarian polenta choosing butter or cheese as a condiment and as an accompaniment to seasonal vegetables or legumes, such as chickpeas or lentils. Choose from our recipes to experiment.
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Pasticciata polenta includes a mixed seasoning for example based on cheeses of mountain, tomato sauce and mushrooms or lentils. Here is a recipe from which to take inspiration.
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Polenta and lentils
Lentils are another of the traditional ingredients for making polenta. You can serve yours with polenta lentils in sauce, even advanced from the day before. Here the recipe.
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Polenta and mushrooms
Mushrooms are a typical condiment for polenta especially in autumn when there is the possibility of picking them fresh. With mushrooms you can prepare a sauce for polenta completely without meat. Here the recipe.
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Polenta with gorgonzola
One of the most popular condiments for seasoning and flavoring polenta is the gorgonzola that you can add to your polenta once cooked or arrange it separately on the plate as a side dish. Here the recipe.
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Polenta and chickpeas
Accompany your polenta with chickpeas to combine the carbohydrates of corn with the vegetable proteins of legumes. You can also combine olives and seasonal vegetables. Here the recipe.
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Polenta with dried tomatoes
If you have the dried cherry tomatoes prepared last summer, don't forget to use them as a condiment for your homemade polenta. Here the recipe.
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Polenta can be sautéed baked with your favorite condiments after cooking it in a pan. For example, you can prepare baked polenta with chard, butter and cheese. Here the recipe.
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La concia polenta it is a polenta seasoned with local mountain cheeses, for example with toma, fontina or taleggio cheese. Here the traditional recipe.
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Grilled or grilled polenta
You can sauté the leftover polenta by roasting it grilled or grilled. So it will be very easy to serve the sliced polenta as a main course. Here the recipe.
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Polenta with ginger and saffron
With the fresh ginger and with the saffron in powder you can make your polenta even tastier and tastier to serve it then accompanied by vegetables or legumes. Here the recipe.
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Aosta Valley polenta
La Aosta Valley polenta it is a mountain dish that is prepared with typical cheeses of the region, that is, with toma and fontina. Here the recipe.
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Which ones are they your recipes to prepare meatless polenta?