lad's polenta crostini with mushroom topping

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By L D
from Anytown, CA

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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Ingredients For lad's polenta crostini with mushroom topping

  • 4 c water
  • 2 t salt
  • 1 c fine grain polenta
  • 1 c parmesan cheese
  • black pepper
  • 2 t. thyme leaves
  • MUSHROOM TOPPING
  • olive oil
  • butter
  • onion,minced
  • garlic,minced
  • mushrooms,sliced thin
  • salt and pepper,to taste

How To Make lad's polenta crostini with mushroom topping

  • 1
    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.

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