Polenta Crusted Bacon Goat Cheese Arrotondares Con #Ragu

"Ragú® Recipe Contest Entry. Delicious and creamy, easy to follow, lightly fried Polenta coated Goat Cheese balls with Bacon and Arugula featuring simmered Ragu Parmesan and Romano Sauce"
 
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Ready In:
45mins
Ingredients:
10
Yields:
8 2 per serving
Serves:
4
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ingredients

  • 2 slices bacon, cooked crisp, drained and chopped
  • 6 ounces goat cheese
  • 12 cup grated romano cheese, reserve one tablespoon for garnish
  • 34 cup finely chopped baby arugula, divided
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 14 cup flour
  • 14 cup quick cook polenta
  • 14 cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 cup Ragú® Pasta Sauce (cheese creations parmesan and romano sauce)
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directions

  • In a medium bowl, combine bacon, goat cheese, romano cheese and 2 tablespoons of chopped arugula. Use heaping tablespoons to form 8 cheese balls. (Note: if the cheese is too soft to roll, refrigerate about 15 minutes until firm).
  • Use 3 small bowls - In the first bowl put the ¼ cup flour. In the second bowl add egg and beat well. In the third bowl combine polenta and breadcrumbs. Coat each ball with flour, then egg then polenta/breadcrumb mixture and place on a plate. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • In a medium pot, heat oil to 375 degrees. Fry 4 balls at a time 1-2 minutes until light golden brown, remove and drain on paper towels.
  • In a small sauce pan, heat Ragu sauce with remaining chopped arugula (reserving about a teaspoon of arugula for garnish). Bring to a simmer and remove from heat.
  • Spoon sauce onto deep dish platter, top with cheese balls, sprinkle with remaining romano cheese and remaining arugula. Serve immediately.

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Reviews

  1. 470004bhdmc
    Very simple to make. Enjoy making them as well as eating them. MMM MMM Good!
     
  2. fuzzylum
    These were so easy to make and delicious! The crunchiness of the polenta crust pairs perfectly with the goat cheese filling. Will definitely make a pile of them again for appetizers at my next get-together!!
     
  3. patcrfl
    Sounds so good! All of her recipes are DELICIOUS! I'm going to try them for a Christmas party.
     
  4. djandme
    Bacon and goat cheese, I'm in! Unique meatball idea!
     
  5. arlene80
    Should make a great appetizer! Yummy!
     
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