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Polenta with Chunky Meat Sauce (Microwave)

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Category: Grains, Beef, Microwave

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Yellow cornmeal
  • 1 c Cold water
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 3 c Boiling water
  • Nonstick spray coating
  • 1 lb Lean ground beef
  • Or
  • Italian-style
  • Turkey sausage
  • 2 Green onions, sliced
  • 17 oz Can cream-style corn
  • 1 sm Green pepper,
  • Cut into thin strips
  • 1 ts Dried Italian seasoning
  • Ds pepper
  • 2 oz Jar diced pimento, drained



For polenta, in a 2-quart casserole combine cornmeal, the 1 cup cold water,
and salt. Slowly pour boiling water into cornmeal mixture, stirring
constantly till the mixture is well blended. Cook, uncovered, on 100% power
(high) for 6-8 minutes or till very thick, stirring every minute. Spray a
12x8x2 inch baking dish with nonstick coating. Spread polenta in dish.
Cover, cool 45 minutes or chill overnight. In a 2-quart casserole combine
meat and onions. Cook, covered, on high 5-7 minutes or till no pink
remains, stirring once. Drain; set mixture aside. In the casserole combine
corn, green pepper, Italian seasoning, and pepper. Cook, covered, on high
5-6 minutes or till green pepper is crisp-tender. Stir in meat mixture and

Cut polenta into 24 squares; arrange on platter. Cook, covered with wax
paper, on 70% power (medium-high) 4-5 minutes till heated through. Transfer
to serving plates. Cook meat mixture, covered, on high for 1.5-2.5 minutes
or till hot. Serve with polenta slices. Walt MM

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