Polenta with beetroot tops


Polenta with beetroot tops
Creamy polenta with beetroot tops just briefly wilted in a frying pan with spring onion.
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Last modified on: June 8th 2022

Keywords for this recipe:PolentaLeavesTopsBeetrootLeftoversWaste
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PreparationCookingStart to finish
26 min.5 min.31 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 4 min.
Polenta with beetroot tops : Photo of step #1

Stage 2 - 10 min.
Polenta with beetroot tops : Photo of step #2
Rinse and dry 200 g turnip (or other vegetable) tops (beetroot tops here).

Stage 3 - 1 min.
Polenta with beetroot tops : Photo of step #3
Heat 3 tablespoons olive oil in a frying pan on medium heat. When good and hot add the spring onion, salt and pepper, then cook for 1 minute without colouring.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Polenta with beetroot tops : Photo of step #4
Add the vegetable leaves...

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Polenta with beetroot tops : Photo of step #5
...and cook while stirring. Within 2 or 3 minutes the leaves will shrink considerably in volume as they wilt.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Polenta with beetroot tops : Photo of step #6
Cook for a further minute or 2 then check the seasoning and set aside.

Stage 7 - 10 min.
Polenta with beetroot tops : Photo of step #7

The polenta



Prepare a creamy polenta with 100 g polenta meal and 500 ml whole milk (follow these hints).

Stage 8 - 1 min.
Polenta with beetroot tops : Photo of step #8
Mix the wilted leaves into the polenta.

Stage 9
Polenta with beetroot tops : Photo of step #9
Your polenta with beetroot tops is ready.
Remarks
Of course you can use any other root vegetable leaves you like in this recipe. If you don't have any, you can also use spinach instead.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
886 Kcal or 3,710 Kj34 gr47 gr64 gr
44 %13 %4 %10 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
91 Kcal or 381 Kj4 gr5 gr7 gr
5 %1 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
222 Kcal or 929 Kj9 gr12 gr16 gr
11 %3 %1 %2 %
% 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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 1.06 €
  • Per person : 0.27 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Whole milkWhole milk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Bourguignon potatoes , Paris flan filling, Chocolate cream with a crunch, irish coffee mousse, Fresh mint ice-cream, Chocolate and vanilla crème brûlée, ... All
Turnip (or other vegetable) topsTurnip (or other vegetable) tops: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Turnip top soup, Carrot-top pesto, Tenderloin steak with beetroot tops and mushrooms, Super-green, super-thrifty soup, ... All
Polenta mealPolenta meal: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Polenta, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cauliflower tabouleh, Pasta with mustard-cream sauce, Scrambled eggs and leeks on toast, Tabbouleh, Avocado and smoked salmon terrine , ... All
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