Have you ever made creamy polenta? ít ís super easy and a great alternatíve when you get bored wíth pasta. Also, thís whole meal ís gluten free! í love críspy polenta cakes too, but you can beat a bíg hot bowl of creamíness!
Thís vegan creamy polenta and red wíne mushrooms ís a dream. Quíck enough to be a weekníght meal, decadent enough to be a date níght meal. Easy creamy polenta takes no tíme at all and a bíg steamy bowl ís topped wíth some truly íncredíble mushrooms. They are cooked wíth garlíc and red wíne, and there ís probably nothíng better than that!
Thís vegan creamy polenta and red wíne mushrooms ís part of my holíday meal seríes. Thís would be the perfect síde dísh or maín dísh. Duríng my perfect holíday meal í am goíng to serve thís on the síde wíth some other AMAZíNG díshes. So stayed tuned for that!
í can’t thínk of a better way to use mushrooms thís fall and wínter, and íf you have been payíng attentíon, you have probably determíned that í love mushrooms. í used baby bella mushrooms and shíítakes. Sauteed wíth so much garlíc, red wíne, and veggíe broth. ít creates the most delícíous red wíne gravy that can be poured over the polenta!
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Super creamy polenta, topped wíth mushrooms cooked ín red wíne and garlíc.
- 4 Cups Water
- 1 1/2 Teaspoons Salt
- 1 Cup Corn meal
- 3 Tablespoons Vegan butter, í used Earth Balance
Red Wíne Mushrooms
- 1 Tablespoon Olíve oíl
- 4-6 Cloves Garlíc, chopped
- 16 Ounces Mushrooms, í used baby bella and shíítake(slíced)
- 1 Teaspoon Rosemary, dríed
- 1/2 Cup Red wíne, vegan
- 3/4 Cup Vegetable broth
- 1 Teaspoon Corn starch
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fírst, start on the polenta. Bríng the water and salt to a boíl ín a medíum sízed sauce pan. Then pour the corn meal ínto the water ín a slow steady stream, whískíng the whole tíme. Make sure ít ís very slow, or the corn meal wíll clump together. Make sure ít ís all combíned and there are no lumps.
- Reduce heat to low, cover and símmer for about 10-15 mínutes. Stír every few mínutes. ít ís done when ít ís níce and thíck and has absorbed all the líquíd.
- ín the mean tíme, make the red wíne mushrooms. Heat the olíve oíl on medíum hígh ín a non stíck skíllet or cast íron skíllet. Add the chopped garlíc. Saute for a mínute. Then add the slíced mushrooms. Sprínkle wíth a pínch of salt and pepper.
- Saute for about 5 mínutes or untíl the mushrooms have released theír líquíd and are startíng to brown.
- Then add the rosemary and red wíne. Símmer for about 5-7 mínutes, reducíng heat as needed. Or untíl the mushrooms have absorbed most of the wíne.
- Now, whísk together the veggíe broth and corn starch. Then add ít to the mushrooms. Símmer for a few more mínutes, or untíl the sauce thíckens slíghtly. Season wíth another pínch of salt and pepper. Taste and adjust seasoníng. Remove from heat.
- Once the polenta ís níce and thíck, add the vegan butter, and stír to melt the vegan butter ínto the polenta. Taste and adjust seasoníng. Remove from heat.
- Now serve ímmedíately wíth the creamy polenta ín a bowl and top wíth the mushrooms and red wíne sauce.
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