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  1. Grilled Polenta with Sweet Basil Marinara Sauce

Grilled Polenta with Sweet Basil Marinara Sauce

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6 servings, 1/6 recipe (228 g) each

Try this delicious Grilled Polenta with Sweet Basil Marinara Sauce recipe. Flavoured with Parmesan cheese, the polenta is grilled, then served topped with marinara sauce for irresistible results. It's sure to become your new summer go-to appetizer favourite.

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  • Bring water to boil in medium saucepan. Gradually stir in cornmeal. Add 2 Tbsp. butter; cook and stir 1 to 2 min. or until melted. Simmer on medium-low heat 15 to 20 min. or until thickened, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  • Add cheese and remaining butter; stir 1 min. or until butter is completely melted and mixture is well blended
  • Pour into parchment-lined 13x9-inch dish. Cool completely. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
  • Heat barbecue to medium-high heat. Remove polenta from dish; cut into 12 triangles. Grill 5 to 6 min. on each side or until heated through and grill marked on both sides. Meanwhile, heat pasta sauce as directed on label.
  • Serve polenta topped with pasta sauce.

Special Extra

Top with 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley or basil and/or 1 Tbsp. additional Parmesan cheese before serving.


Prepare using Classico di Roma Arrabbiata Spicy Red Pepper Pasta Sauce.


The polenta can be refrigerated up to 24 hours before cutting into triangles and grilling as directed.


  • 6 servings, 1/6 recipe (228 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, 1/6 recipe (228 g) each
Calories 230
% Daily Value
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 580mg
Carbohydrate 27g
Dietary fibre 3g
Sugars 8g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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