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Grilled Polenta with Fresh Tomato Salad

Grilled Polenta with Fresh Tomato Salad

Look for precooked polenta in the produce section of the supermarket. To get the polenta slices nicely browned, grill over medium-high heat.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2008

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 3 slices polenta, 1/4 cup tomato mixture, and 1 tablespoon cheese)
  • Cook time:14 Minutes
  • Prep time:9 Minutes


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced tomato
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup diced English cucumber
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pitted kalamata olives
  • 1 (16-ounce) tube of polenta, cut into 12 (1/2-inch-thick) slices
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled feta cheese


Prepare grill.

Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add tomato and next 3 ingredients, and toss gently.

Coat polenta slices with cooking spray. Place slices on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 7 to 8 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Top polenta evenly with tomato mixture and feta cheese.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 146
  • Fat: 5.5g
  • Saturated fat: 1.6g
  • Protein: 3.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 19g
  • Cholesterol: 6mg
  • Iron: 0.9mg
  • Sodium: 460mg
  • Calories from fat: 34%
  • Fiber: 2.5g
  • Calcium: 42mg

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