Grilled Polenta with Vegetables
This is a nice recipe to make in the summer when you are in the mood to grill; and vegetables are at their peak.
You can vary this recipe by using almost any fresh; seasonal vegetables.
1 Basic Polenta Recipe
1/2 Cup Olive Oil
1 Large Eggplant
4 Medium Zucchini
1 Medium Onion
4 Small Tomatoes; Ripe But Firm
Salt & Pepper To Taste
1/2 Cup Fresh Basil
Prepare firm polenta as instructed; refrigerating it covered; at least one hour. Prepare grill. Cut the polenta into 3 inch triangles. Brush the top and bottom with olive oil; and grill for about 3 minutes on each side. Transfer to a large platter and keep warm. Cut the eggplant and zucchini into 1/2 inch slices lengthwise. Cut the tomatoes in half. Brush the vegetables with olive oil; and season with salt and pepper. Grill about 2 minutes on each side; or until tender and caramelized. Cut the vegetables into bite sized pieces; and arrange on top of the polenta. Drizzle with the remaining olive oil; and garnish with the torn basil.