Italian-Style Beef with Polenta

  • steponme Posted: 09/30/11
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    Yes, the polenta is a nice change from pasta, the meat sauce was good and my family enjoyed it. I'm giving it 3 stars b/c it's a great, quick weeknight meal (so don't let the rating persaude you not to try it) and I'll make it again, but I jus don't think I'd serve it for a special occasion and it didn't knock my socks off. Note: I used 5 minute polenta, which made prep time even quicker.

  • ttichacek Posted: 10/10/11
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    I thought this recipe was great. Quick, easy and delicious. I made a few changes - I used farro polenta and cooked it in chicken broth and added a little butter once it was done cooking along with the cheese. Also substituted ground bison for ground beef and added more red pepper flakes for a kick. I'll definitely make this again!

  • diademlee Posted: 12/15/11
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    Solid and doesnt take very long to make. I also replace the water with low sodium chicken broth for the polenta and bison instead of ground beef.


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