10 Reviews

This was yummy. I omitted the spinach and sherry wine vinegar. I used a 1/4 c of white wine, frozen butter beans and shredded romano cheese instead of the monterey jack. It was luscious and quite satisfying.

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llthomas43 March 19, 2013

This was great! It was so easy and quick to make and very filling. I didn't read the recipe right so I didn't have any bell peppers on hand, so used 2 tomatoes and 2 birds eye chillies, turned out great. I also mistakenly thought that montary jack cheese is like mozzarella, whoops! But still delicious. I still have half a package of Polenta left, so I might make again this weekend with the correct ingredients. Definitely a keeper this one.

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Satyne March 06, 2013

A fellow Wisconsinite AND Outpost frequenter?! Wow what a small world :) In honor of its origins, I went to the Outpost in Bayview to get the ingredients for this lovely meal. I love the technique for the polenta as I've never been able to get the texture right before. I did find that I don't like lima beans, so next time I'll use cannelini and I'll probably reduce the stock to 1/2 cup for personal pref. My house still smells great, thanks for the keeper!

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lolablitz November 09, 2012

Wow,one of the best meals I made in the long time. Flavors are oustanding and it is also very healthy. I increased amount of garlic to 3 cloves,used cheddar +1/2 tsp of pepper flakes instead of Monterey Jack cheese,cannelini beans and red wine vinegar. We did not have leftovers and I will be making it again very soon. Thank you.

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Arichka June 08, 2010

I love this recipe! It's become a go-to for me. I've tried a lot of the polenta recipes on this site and this is the best so far. The posted photo looks rather unappetizing, but click through for a better idea of what this dish looks like. I have also made this recipe by making my own polenta on the stove (not difficult at all) or microwaving the pre-made polenta rather than sauteing to cut back on the calories. My boyfriend likes it a bit crispy though so we usually saute it or at least grill it. Yum! Thanks so much for this recipe.

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QueSarah June 30, 2008

This was really tasty. I used canned butter beans and an orange bell pepper. Very easy and creative dish!

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susie cooks November 06, 2007

This was REALLY good! I used fresh butter beans and frozen and boiled them both for 10-12 min before adding them to the recipe as directed. The fresh were soooo creamy and wonderful. If you can get your hands on fresh butter beans, DO! I sliced my polenta and browned it and I used sharp cheddar instead of the jack cheese. I couldn't find the ever illusive sherry wine vinegar so I used red wine vinegar. We fight over these left overs! You must make this! Thanks WI Cheesehead:)

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Planner September 23, 2007

Yum Yum Yum! I made a few changes, but I'm sure it didn't change much. I couldn't find butter beans, so I used navy beans. I didn't have baby spinach, so I used regular spinach, and like the last reviewer I couldn't find Sherry wine vinegar, so I used 1 teaspoon of white wine vinegar and about 2 teaspoons of Sherry cooking wine. All in all, this meal was outstanding! Everyone loved it. I just had the leftovers for lunch and they were even better!

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StrikingEyes00 May 24, 2007

We all loved this. I couldn't find Sherry wine vinegar, so I added 1/2 wine vinegar and 1/2 sherry, next time I'll add more sherry,(can't get too much of that!)This was wonderful and fresh, Thanks.

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MelNTex April 28, 2007

This was WAY better than I expected. I cannot wait to eat the leftovers for lunch today! Terrific and easy, and a very complete vegetarian meal. Colorful and lovely. Thanks for sharing this recipe!

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What's Cooking? March 05, 2007
Catalan Sauteed Polenta and Butter Beans