Blue Cheese Polenta With Balsamic Mushrooms (Low Gi)

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Lennongirl

Recipe found on Taste.com.au in my search for Low GI recipes. Tried it out and it was really good. I adjusted some of the quantities to my taste (I'm a big garlic & cheese lover), so feel free to reduce the garlic or blue cheese as it might be a bit much for some. However if you're a fan, like me, this will definitely hit the spot. The combination of flavours (cheesy polenta with sweetish mushrooms) is amazing.

Top Review by Wistaria

This was really good! For some reason, I thought making polenta would be hard, but it really wasn't at all. Creamy polenta, tasty balsamic mushrooms, tangy blue cheese: this recipe really has a lot going for it. I used balsamic vinegar because I didn't have glaze. Other than that I followed the recipe exact. Oh, the peppery arugula on top was great.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place the stock and milk in a saucepan. Bring to the boil over high heat. Gradually add the polenta in a thin steady stream, stirring constantly until well combined. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook, stirring frequently, for 5 - 7 minutes or until polenta thickens. Stir in gorgonzola or blue cheese and season with with salt & pepper.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan over high heat. Add the mushrooms and cook for 5 - 7 minutes or until golden.
  3. Add the garlic and thyme to the frying pan and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds or until aromatic. Add balsamic glaze and cook, stirring, for 1-2 minutes or until heated through.
  4. Divide the polenta among serving plates. Top with the mushroom mixture and scatter with the rocket leaves. Serve immediately. .

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