Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Roasted Winter Vegetables with Cheesy Polenta

Roasted Winter Vegetables with Cheesy Polenta 


posted by NC Beaches
Butternut squash and cauliflower florets are called for, but you could vary the combination of roasted vegetables depending on the season or your cravings at the moment. 

4 servings 


4 cups cauliflower florets, 
4 cups cubed peeled butternut squash 
1 medium onion, sliced 
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 
3/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, divided 
1/4 teaspoon salt 
2 1/2 cups vegetable broth, or reduced-sodium chicken broth 
1 cup water 
3/4 cup cornmeal 
1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary, or 1/2 teaspoon dried 
2/3 cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese, preferably Parmigiano-Reggiano 

Preheat oven to 500°F. 
Toss cauliflower, squash and onion in a large bowl with oil, garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon pepper and salt. Spread on a rimmed baking sheet. Roast, stirring once, until tender and browned in spots, 25 to 30 minutes. 
Meanwhile, combine broth and water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Slowly whisk in cornmeal, rosemary and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper until smooth. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until very thick and creamy, 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in cheese; remove the polenta from the heat. Serve the vegetables over the polenta. 
Per serving : 336 Calories; 14 g Fat; 5 g Sat; 5 g Mono; 20 mg Cholesterol; 44 g Carbohydrates; 14 g Protein; 9 g Fiber; 688 mg Sodium; 812 mg Potassium 

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