Creamy polenta with green asparagus


Creamy polenta with green asparagus
A deliberately creamy polenta (because we won't be grilling it afterwards), into which we'll add green asparagus and spring onion, cooked separately.
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Last modified on: May 19th 2024

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35 min.9 min.44 min.
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Stage 1 - 8 min.
Creamy polenta with green asparagus
Prepare the polenta with 1 litre whole milk and 250 g polenta meal.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
Creamy polenta with green asparagus
Once set, add 50 g butter and 100 g cream and mix well.

Keep warm, covered.

Stage 3 - 20 min.
Creamy polenta with green asparagus
Prepare 500 g green asparagus spears, cook them until "tender" and drain.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Creamy polenta with green asparagus
Cut into small pieces and set aside.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Creamy polenta with green asparagus

Stage 6 - 1 min.
Creamy polenta with green asparagus
Put a frying pan over medium heat and pour in 20 g butter.

When hot, add the minced spring onion, season with salt and pepper and cook for 1 minute.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
Creamy polenta with green asparagus
Add the asparagus...

Stage 8 - 2 min.
Creamy polenta with green asparagus
...and chopped parsley.

Mix well and check seasoning.

Stage 9 - 3 min.
Creamy polenta with green asparagus
Pour the contents of the frying pan into the polenta pan, mix well and reheat gently if necessary.

Check the seasoning one last time.

Stage 10
Creamy polenta with green asparagus
All set.
Remarks
You can decorate the serving plates with a few chive flowers.

This recipe can be used with other spring vegetables: peas, broad beans, etc.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, protected by cling film.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,921 Kcal or 8,043 Kj82 gr113 gr128 gr
96 %31 %11 %19 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
94 Kcal or 394 Kj4 gr6 gr6 gr
5 %2 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
480 Kcal or 2,010 Kj20 gr28 gr32 gr
24 %8 %3 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Gluten
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 11.59 €
  • Per person : 2.90 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Whole milkWhole milk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Coffee custard, Chocolate and vanilla crème brûlée, Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, Parmesan cauliflower cheese, Lime confectioner's custard (pastry cream), ... All
Green asparagus spearsGreen asparagus spears: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Green asparagus omelette, Veal with mushrooms and green asparagus, Scallops with green asparagus tips and parmesan, Eggs with green asparagus and Parmesan cheese, Minestrone, ... All
Polenta mealPolenta meal: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Polenta with beetroot tops, Polenta, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Grilled fillet of salmon with corn-salad cream, Individual creamy endive gratins, Chocolate muffins, Caesar salad, Hearty leek and sprout soup, ... All
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