Herbed Vegan Polenta Fries

Herbed Vegan Polenta Fries

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Category: Side Method: Oven, Stovetop Cuisine American, Diet Vegan

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  2. Ingredients
  3. Instructions


Fries without the potato? Enter polenta! Made from corn grits, these polenta fries offer a dynamic flavor for filling your belly and make a great addition to your veggie burger night.

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• olive oil for brushing

• 3 ¼ cups cold water

• 1 cup dry polenta grits (aka corn grits, not quick-cooking, should be a dry gritty texture not a fine flour)

• 1 teaspoon sage, chopped

• 1 teaspoon rosemary, chopped

• ½ cup vegan mozzarella cheese (we use Daiya)

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• 2 tablespoons vegan butter (we use Earth Balance)

• ¾ teaspoon salt


Grease a 9-inch by 13-inch baking dish.

Combine water, polenta, herbs, and salt in a saucepan and bring to boil over medium heat while stirring.

Reduce heat to medium-low and cook, continuously stirring for 15 minutes.

Remove from heat and stir in the vegan cheese and butter.

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Pour hot polenta mixture into your greased baking dish and spread evenly, flattening it into the dish using a spatula.

Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Preheat broiler.

Pop the chilled polenta onto a cutting board and cut into 4-inch long french fry shaped spears.

Place on a greased baking sheet and brush with olive oil. Broil about 4 inches from heat until golden—about 15 minutes.

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Watch it like a hawk and pull your polenta fries out the moment they start to brown.


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