Lad's Polenta Crostini With Mushroom Topping Recipe

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Lad's Polenta Crostini with Mushroom Topping



I love polenta with mushroom topping, since I'm making Italian appetizers for Christmas,I decided to bake the polenta till crispy and cut into bite size pieces. You can also fry the polenta.

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4 c water
2 t salt
1 c fine grain polenta
1 c parmesan cheese
black pepper
2 t. thyme leaves


olive oil
mushrooms,sliced thin
salt and pepper,to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

Bring water to boil. Add salt,reduce heat to medium heat gradually add polenta,whisking constantly. Whisk 5 minutes. Reduce to low,stir occasionally 10 minutes . Add 1/2 c cheese,1 t. thyme and 1/2 t pepper. Stir throughly. Pour into a a baking sheet,cover with wax paper cover with another baking sheet on top. Chill overnight. Cut into bite size shapes. Bake 375 degrees 10-12 minutes. Broil 18 inches 3 minutes until crispy and brown. Top with mushrooms.
Mushroom Topping: heat olive oil and butter,add onions,garlic and mushrooms until mushrooms are tender,season with salt and pepper.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers