Easy Recipe for Polenta - Winosity

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For many people, rice and potatoes are the go to starches. But, Polenta makes a great starch for a meal. This creamy recipe will make a nice side dish for our Beef Roast in Pinot Noir recipe.

But, you can treat Polenta as a main dish. Just add herbs of your choice and a bit more cheese.

6
5 cups water
1 tsp salt
(1 cup) cornmeal coarse grain
3 tbsp. butter
1/2 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  1. Bring the water to a boil in a large heavy pot.
  2. Add the salt and reduce the heat until water is just simmering.
  3. Pour the cornmeal in a thin stream into the water while constantly...
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Nutritions

Calories
194

Sodium
669mg
27% DV

Fat
17g
26% DV

Protein
7g
15% DV

Carbs
18g
6% DV

Fiber
3g
14% DV
This is an easy recipe for Polenta. If you want to know how to make Polenta, have a look here. This is a Polenta recipe with cheese. It uses Parmesan, but different chese will work as well. If you like Italian food, this is an easy Italian recipe to start with. If you love wine, this will pair with a number of whites. Check out this creamy recipe.

Creamy Coconut and Crab Soup

622

Fresh, sweet crab is available in any season. You can often buy crab that is already cooked and cleaned but nothing beats freshly cooked crab at your home. Cooking crab is just as easy as cooking dry pasta. You just need salt, boiling water and patience. It takes just 10 minutes and voila, you can eat sweet, fresh crabs. You'll love this creamy soup recipe.

2 tbsp sunflower oil
2 cloves garlic
1 thumb-sized ginger
1 lemongrass stalk
1 lb crabs
1/2 lb medium-sized shrimps
1 cup coconut milk
1 ounces spring onions
2 tbsp smoked paprika
2 cups vegetable stock
salt and pepper to taste
3
  1. In a large pot, boil water and add salt.
  2. Cook the crab for 10 minutes and transfer to a bowl to cool.
  3. Add oil to a hot pan, saute minced garlic and lemongrass stalk for 2...
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Nutritions

Calories
269

Sodium
782mg
32% DV

Fat
29g
45% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
9g
3% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV

Sweet Chicken & Apple Stew

283

Chicken and Apples are indeed an uncommon combination, however, the pairing creates a cohesive flavor that can fill your hunger pangs. You can also add some spices such as nutmeg and a touch of cinnamon to spice up this dish even more. Adding a teaspoon of lemon juice creates a zing and adds freshness too. You can also add a tablespoon of apple juice to deepen the apple flavor.

1 tbsp olive oil
17 ounces chicken Chicken wings
1 tbsp Tomato puree
1 cup tomato sauce
8 ounces Apples
Salt and pepper
1 ounce Onion
2 pieces bay leaf
2 cups chicken stock
5
  1. Add oil to a heated pan.
  2. Sauté minced onions until translucent.
  3. Add tomato puree and cook until warm.
  4. Add the chicken wings and mix well.
  5. Add the chopped...
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Nutritions

Calories
882

Sodium
146mg
6% DV

Fat
77g
119% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
14g
4% DV

Fiber
3g
14% DV

raw-carrot-bliss-balls

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1 cup grated carrots
1 cup fresh shredded coconut
6 dates soaked in water for half hour ( about 70g )
1/2 teaspoon grated ginger
1/2 teaspoon cardamom seeds ( pounded )
1/2 cup desiccated coconut ( optional )
2 -3 people (makes about 12 balls)

Combine all the ingredients in a food processor. Process briefly until well mixed, for one minute or so.

Roll carrot mixture into balls. Optionally roll balls in desiccated coconut.


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Nutritions

Calories
497

Sodium
112mg
4% DV

Fat
38g
58% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
35g
12% DV

Fiber
15g
60% DV
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