Tubes of polenta area great pantry staple. They are shelf stable, meaning they will keep for a long time in a cool, dark pantry. They are versatile - a tube of polenta can be used in multiple different ways. They are healthy and wholesome: cornmeal is a Clean grain and an easy way to add fiber to your diet.
1. Make polenta "pizza" rounds:
Slice the tube of polenta into rounds ( thick or thin, but thinner works a bit better ) , top with a Clean tomato sauce , a mushroom slice, and a little melted organic mozzarella, and bake until warm and melty. Delicious!
2. Make polenta fries:
Slice a tube of polenta lengthwise-
Nothing could be an easier side dish than grilling a few slices of lightly oiled and seasoned polenta. They take on a nice firmness when grilled, and are a perfect "on the side" to really any meat or fish. Easy peasy - I love my little countertop grill!