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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.


  • 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


  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).