Chargrilled vegetables with polenta recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 268 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Spread the peppers, aubergine and courgette on a tray, brush with oil and cook under a hot grill for 7-10 minutes on each side until brown at the edges.

Meanwhile, heat 1tbsp of the oil in a frying pan and gently cook the onion until browned. Add the garlic (crushed), tomatoes, oregano and white pepper. Simmer for 5 minutes then add the basil leaves.

Cut the polenta into 1cm (½in) thick slices. Fry in oil for 5 minutes on each side until golden and crisp.

Serve the polenta topped with a spoonful of the tomato sauce. Sprinkle on a few basil leaves and serve.

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  • Ingredients

  • 2 peppers (1 red, 1 yellow), deseeded and cut into 8 wedges
  • 1 aubergine, sliced into 1cm rings
  • 1 large courgette, cut in ½cm (¼in) strips
  • 4tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 400g Tesco Finest cherry tomatoes
  • 1tsp dried oregano
  • pinch white pepper
  • handful fresh basil
  • 500g readymade polenta
  • Energy 1120kj 268kcal 13%
  • Fat 13g 18%
  • Saturates 2g 10%
  • Sugars 16g 18%
  • Salt 0.1g 1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 33.7g Protein 5.7g Fibre 6g


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