Jalapeno-Jack Polenta Cakes With Cilantro Corn Salsa

Recipe by RunninLion
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a medium saucepan, bring the water to a boil. Slowly add the cornmeal while stirring constantly (important to avoid lumps).
  • Reduce heat to simmer and continue to stir the mixture for 20 minutes or until the polenta is thick enough to hold a wooden spoon upright.
  • Add jalepeno, cheese, salt and pepper to polenta and stir well to combine.
  • Pour polenta in an oiled dish or pan and refrigerate until firm (about 1 hour but this will vary).
  • While polenta cools, prepare salsa by combining all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Add salt and pepper if desired.
  • Remove cooled polenta from fridge and turn out onto cutting board.
  • Cut into 8 servings and place on an oiled baking sheet. Spray with cooking spray or lighlty brush with oil.
  • Place polenta in a 400 degree oven for 20-30 minutes until golden brown.
  • Place 2 servings on each plate and top with salsa.
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