Polenta with Spicy Garlic Tomato Sauce and Lentils Recipe

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Submitted by meganr

Makes 3 servings



This is easy if you use the packaged polenta in rolls.

Recipe Ingredients for Polenta with Spicy Garlic Tomato Sauce and Lentils

10 slices polenta
2 1/2 cups tomatoes
1 tbsp olive oil
1 1/2 cups lentils
6 cloves garlic, minced
3 large mushrooms
1 tsp basil, dried
1 tsp oregano, dried
1 tbsp parsley, dried
1 tbsp crushed red peppers , or to taste

Recipe Directions for Polenta with Spicy Garlic Tomato Sauce and Lentils

  1. Cook the lentils in boiling water for 20 to 25 minutes or until cooked but not mushy. Drain.

  2. Preheat oven to 450

  3. Finely mince the garlic.

  4. Heat the olive oil in heavy pan and saute the garlic for 1 minute.

  5. Add the crushed red pepper flakes and saute another minute.

  6. Add the tomatoes and all of the herbs to the garlic and pepper and turn heat to simmer. Let simmer for 10 - 15 minutes.

  7. Slice the polenta and place on baking sheet in the oven and bake for approx 7 - 8 minutes.

  8. Add the lentils to the tomato mixture and mix well.

  9. Remove the polenta from the oven. Put the tomato and lentil mixture on top of slices.

Categories

Main Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 476.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
530
Calories from Fat
51
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.7g
9%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
505mg
21%
Potassium
1030mg
29%
Total Carbohydrates
90.8g
30%
Dietary Fiber
34.6g
138%
Sugars
10.4g
Protein
30.3g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 55%
Calcium 11% Iron 49%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
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