This meal works well for casual entertaining because all of the elements are easy to put together. (Serves 6)

Polenta Lasagna

July 25, 2008

Salad with Lemon, Garlic, and Parmesan Vinaigrette
Combine 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, 1 tablespoon extravirgin olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon sugar, 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, and 3 minced garlic cloves, stirring with a whisk. Drizzle over 6 cups baby spinach; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle each serving with 1 tablespoon grated fresh Parmesan cheese; top each serving with 2 tablespoons croutons.