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Quick Polenta with Spinach & Mushrooms & Fried Egg
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Quick Polenta with Spinach & Mushrooms & Fried Egg

Quick Polenta with Spinach & Mushrooms & Fried Egg

Under 15 minute and only approx 300 calories, gets you a healthy and totally delicious breakfast... I think it’s worth it, for school mornings or before work. Honestly, the time could easily be wasted going to drive-thru.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup polenta
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3/4 cup Crimini mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 clove, finely diced garlic
  • 4 big handfuls of spinach
  • 2 eggs
  • Kosher salt
  • Fresh ground pepper

Directions

  1. In a bowl, add polenta, salt, water, mix well, cover with cling film, microwave high 8 minutes
  2. While that cooks do the rest....
  3. In hot pan, add 1/2 teaspoon oil, mushrooms, cook 2 minutes, turn down heat, add garlic, cook 2 minutes
  4. In another medium heat skillet/wok, add 1/2 teaspoon oil and spinach, cook 1 minute
  5. Season spinach and mushrooms with pinch Kosher salt and 3 grinds fresh pepper
  6. Fry 2 eggs over-easy
  7. Remove polenta (careful of the steam!!) whisk polenta until smooth, season pinch Kosher salt, 5 grinds fresh pepper, add butter, mix well
  8. Serve it up! Polenta, spinach, mushrooms and top with fried egg (or Poached if you want to be super healthy).
Quick Polenta with Spinach & Mushrooms & Fried Egg

Quick Polenta with Spinach & Mushrooms & Fried Egg

Under 15 minute and only approx 300 calories, gets you a healthy and totally delicious breakfast... I think it’s worth it, for school mornings or before work. Honestly, the time could easily be wasted going to drive-thru.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup polenta
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3/4 cup Crimini mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 clove, finely diced garlic
  • 4 big handfuls of spinach
  • 2 eggs
  • Kosher salt
  • Fresh ground pepper

Directions

  1. In a bowl, add polenta, salt, water, mix well, cover with cling film, microwave high 8 minutes
  2. While that cooks do the rest....
  3. In hot pan, add 1/2 teaspoon oil, mushrooms, cook 2 minutes, turn down heat, add garlic, cook 2 minutes
  4. In another medium heat skillet/wok, add 1/2 teaspoon oil and spinach, cook 1 minute
  5. Season spinach and mushrooms with pinch Kosher salt and 3 grinds fresh pepper
  6. Fry 2 eggs over-easy
  7. Remove polenta (careful of the steam!!) whisk polenta until smooth, season pinch Kosher salt, 5 grinds fresh pepper, add butter, mix well
  8. Serve it up! Polenta, spinach, mushrooms and top with fried egg (or Poached if you want to be super healthy).