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Baked Polenta

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Baked Polenta
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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Category: Side Dishes

Cuisine: Italian

Servings: 8

Baked Polenta


    Baked Polenta
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 medium leeks, white part only, sliced
  • 1 can (19 ounces) canellini beans, drained
  • to taste salt
  • to taste freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups quick cooking polenta
  • 1 jar Barilla Mushroom & Garlic Sauce, divided
  • 8 ounces provolone cheese, shredded
  • cooking spray

Preheat oven to 350. Spray a 13×9 inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.

Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Add leeks and cook until tender.

Add cannelini beans, season with salt and pepper. Mix in a half jar of sauce. Remove from heat.

Cook polenta according to package directions.

Spoon half the cooked polenta into a 9×13 inch baking dish. Spoon beans over polenta. Sprinkle half the shredded cheese over beans. Cover with remaining polenta and sprinkle with remaining cheese.

Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Heat remaining sauce and serve over polenta.

Please Note: Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.

Nutrition Facts

Baked Polenta

Serves 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 389.24 kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.25 g 18.8%
Saturated Fat 5.37 g 26.9%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol 19.56 mg 6.5%
Sodium 435.27 mg 18.1%
Total Carbohydrate 54.22 g 18.1%
Dietary Fiber 5.77 g 23.1%
Sugars 2.75 g
Protein 15.85 g
Vitamin A 12.03 % Vitamin C 6.97 %
Calcium 29.89 % Iron 20.24 %

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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