Polenta with griddled vegetables

Griddling your veg is far healthier than frying, and less messy! This recipe from Philadelphia tosses courgette and aubergine with polenta
Polenta with griddled vegetables
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  • Effort: easy


  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 medium or 1 large courgettes, sliced into 1cm slices
  • 1 medium aubergine, sliced into 1 cm slices
  • 500 g pack ready made polenta, sliced into 6
  • 3 tomatoes, sliced
  • 180 g light cream cheese, such as Philadelphia Light

Tips and Suggestions

Nutritional Information (per portion): Energy 603 kJ/144 kcal, Protein 5g, Fat 6g, Carbohydrate 17g


1. Brush a griddle pan with a little oil and heat. Griddle the courgette and aubergine slices in batches for 2-3 minutes each side until softened and golden brown. Keep warm.

2. Heat 2 tsp of the oil in a frying pan and cook the polenta on both sides for 2-3 minutes. Add the tomato slices to the pan and cook for 1 minute to heat through.

3. Place the polenta onto 6 plates, top with tomato, courgette and aubergine slices and finish with a spoonful of cream cheese.

Recipe supplied by Philadelphia

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