Quick and Easy Polenta – Your Healthy Choice

Polenta from best food blog 5starcookies
Polenta from best food blog 5starcookies

Hello my dear readers,

If you are on the hunt for a quick and easy meal, I have solution for your.

THE POLENTA!

Done in less than 10 minutes and bonus:

HEALTHY!

So, let’s try to make this delicious meal.

3-2-1

Time for our SHOW!

POLENTA-SHOW TIME!

Polenta from the best food blog 5starcookies-Ingredients
Polenta from the best food blog 5starcookies-Ingredients

Ingredients

1/3 cup of polenta

1 1/3 cup water

1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

Pour 1 and 1/3 cup water, 1/2 tsp salt into a medium saucepan and bring to the boil.

Once the water is boiling, add 1/3 cup polenta.

Lower the heat to medium-low and stirring constantly cook the polenta until thickens.

Polenta from the best food blog 5starcookies-Cook until polenta thickens
Polenta from the best food blog 5starcookies-Cook until polenta thickens

I will repeat again: Stir NON-STOP until thickens and little bubbles “erupt”!

For me it was 4 minutes.

Remove from the heat. Serve…

Polenta from the best food blog 5starcookies-Cook until polenta thickens. This is my ideal.
Polenta from the best food blog 5starcookies-Cook until polenta thickens. This is my ideal.

Use the ice cream scoop to scoop your polenta into a serving dish.

Polenta from the best food blog 5starcookies-Cook until polenta thickens. Scoop into your plate.
Polenta from the best food blog 5starcookies-Cook until polenta thickens. Scoop into your plate.

Optional:

Sprinkle with feta cheese or Italian parsley.

Polenta from the best food blog 5starcookies-Enjoy
Polenta from the best food blog 5starcookies-Enjoy

Serve with Greek yogurt or sour cream.

Enjoy.

Quick and Easy Polenta - Healthy Choice
 
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Quick and easy meal made in less than 10 minutes. You need only 2 ingredients. Your body will say:Thank you.
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Recipe type: Lunch/Dinner
Ingredients
  • ⅓ cup of polenta
  • 1⅓ cup water
  • ½ tsp salt
Instructions
  1. Pour 1 and ⅓ cup water, ½ tsp salt into a medium saucepan and bring to the boil.
  2. Once the water is boiling, add ⅓ cup polenta.
  3. Lower the heat to medium-low and stirring constantly cook the polenta until thickens.
  4. I will repeat again: Stir NON-STOP until thickens and little bubbles "erupt"!
  5. For me it was 4 minutes.
  6. Remove from the heat.
  7. Use the ice cream scoop to scoop polenta into a serving dish.
  8. Sprinkle with feta cheese and Italian parsley.
  9. Serve with Greek yogurt or sour cream.
  10. Enjoy.

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Polenta from the best food blog 5starcookies-Enjoy
Polenta from the best food blog 5starcookies-Enjoy

This quick and easy lunch/dinner is one of my top picks.

It can be on your table in well under 10 minutes.

I like to serve with basil pesto. (Link for the recipe is below)

One of these simple menus can be on your table in well under an hour.
One of these simple menus can be on your table in well under an hour.

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For additional option check below.

Other options for you

To make the basil pesto please check the link: How to make basil pesto?

basil pesto from the best food blog 5starcookies and cookie - Ingredients
basil pesto from the best food blog 5starcookies and cookie – Ingredients

For dessert you can make Tiramisu

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tiramisu from the best food blog 5starcookies

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Breakfast Quick Rolls

Ok, now for the reason you’re really here.

The Breakfast Quick Rolls!

They are perfect, delicious, soft and ready in less than 90 min.

You can make them for your family, your friends, your co-workers or any human being you want to share your baking with.

Also, this recipe is a terrific and unique dish to take to any potluck.

You can make it sour or sweet. The choice is yours based on the filling you select.

Breakfast quick rolls from the best food blog 5starcookies
Breakfast quick rolls from the best food blog 5starcookies

So, to be everyone’s favorite guest or host you should make this recipe, Breakfast Quick Rolls.

You need to have the following ingredients:

Flour, milk (2%), sour cream, sugar, active dry yeast, salt, olive oil,eggs, feta cheese, sesame seeds

ACTION MODE

Ingredients:

2 cups AP flour

1 cup milk (2%)

1 TBSP active dry yeast

1 tsp sugar

1/2 cup olive oil

1 egg + 1 egg yolk

1/2 TBSP salt

Optional: Sesame seeds

Instructions:

Add 1 TBSP active dry yeast to warm milk (1 cup). Add 1tsp sugar and stir.

Leave it for 5 minutes until foams.

Then add 1/2 TBSP salt, 1/2 cup olive oil and 2 cups of AP flour.

Using KitchenAid mixer mix for 5 min on medium speed.

Let it rest for 5 min. Remember, just like any human, machine needs a break too.

After 5 minutes of rest, turn the mixer on and mix for another 3-4 minutes.

It should be medium firm.

breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies dough
breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies dough

If it is too soft, add more flour.

Dust your working surface with flour and knead your dough by hand (10 to 15 times).

If you don’t like to knead don’t worry, this process is really short, like 1 to 2 min.

And remember, just play with your dough. It doesn’t need to be perfect.

Place the dough back into bowl, cover with kitchen towel and let it rise for about 45 min.

breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies-rise dough
breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies-rise dough

You can also place the bowl into the heated oven. It will rise faster(see note below)

When dough rises, divided into 3 equal pieces.

breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies -divide into 3 pcs
breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies -divide into 3 pcs

Knead each piece for 1 min.

breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies
breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies

Roll each piece into a 9 inch circle (22.5cm).

breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies-9 inch circle
breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies-9 inch circle

Cut each circle starting with first cut vertically, second horizontally and twice diagonally to get 8 triangles.

breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies cut vertically
breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies cut vertically

Fill each triangle with filling of your choice. I used feta cheese and sour cream.

breakfast quick rolls from the best 5starcookies
breakfast quick rolls from the best 5starcookies

Roll them.

breakfast quick rolls from the best 5starcookies
breakfast quick rolls from the best 5starcookies

Place each roll into prepared baking sheet.

Mix one egg yolk and 1/2 TBSP olive oil.

Brush all your breakfast rolls with egg yolk and oil mixture.

Sprinkle with sesame seeds and salt.

Bake for 20 min at 375 F.

Remove from the oven and brush with melted butter.

I melted 1/3 cup of butter.

Cover with tea towel and wait for 10 minutes before you start eating them.

They are soft and delicious.

You can serve them with cream cheese, butter or sour cream.

Breakfast quick rolls from the best food blog 5starcookies and cookie quinn
Breakfast quick rolls from the best food blog 5starcookies and cookie quin

NOTE: If you decide to use the heated oven, please heat the oven to 270 F.

Then open the oven door. Bring the bowl with dough. The dough will rise in 25 to 30 min.

Breakfast Quick Rolls
 
Prep time
Cook time
Total time
 
Delicious, soft and easy. You can make for the breakfast or brunch. It is a terrific and unique dish to take to any potluck.
Author:
Recipe type: Breakfast
Ingredients
  • 2 cups AP flour
  • 1 cup milk (2%)
  • 1 TBSP active dry yeast
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 egg + 1 egg yolk
  • ½ TBSP salt
  • Optional: Sesame seeds
Instructions
  1. Add 1 TBSP active dry yeast to warm milk (1 cup). Add 1tsp sugar and stir.
  2. Leave it for 5 minutes until foams.
  3. Then add ½ TBSP salt, ½ cup olive oil and 2 cups of AP flour.
  4. Using KitchenAid mixer mix for 5 min on medium speed.
  5. Let it rest for 5 min. Remember, just like any human, machine needs a break too.
  6. After 5 minutes of rest, turn the mixer on and mix for another 3-4 minutes.
  7. It should be medium firm.
  8. If it is too soft, add more flour.
  9. Dust your working surface with flour and knead your dough by hand (10 to 15 times).
  10. If you don't like to knead don't worry, this process is really short, like 1 to 2 min.
  11. And remember, just play with your dough. It doesn't need to be perfect.
  12. Place the dough back into bowl, cover with kitchen towel and let it rise for about 45 min.
  13. You can also place the bowl into the heated oven. It will rise faster(see note below)
  14. When dough rises, divided into 3 equal pieces, knead each piece for 1 min.
  15. Roll each piece into a 9 inch circle (22.5cm).
  16. Cut each circle starting with first cut vertically, second horizontally and twice diagonally to get 8 triangles.
  17. Fill each triangle with filling of your choice. I used feta cheese and sour cream.
  18. Roll them.
  19. Place each roll into prepared baking sheet.
  20. Mix one egg yolk and ½ TBSP olive oil.
  21. Brush all your breakfast rolls with egg yolk and oil mixture.
  22. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and salt.
  23. Bake for 20 min at 375 F.
  24. Remove from the oven and brush with melted butter.
  25. I melted ⅓ cup of butter.
  26. Cover with tea towel and wait for 10 minutes before you start eating them.
  27. They are soft and delicious.
  28. You can serve them with cream cheese, butter or sour cream.
  29. Note:If you decide to use the heated oven-Heat your oven to 270 F and then open the oven door. Bring the bowl into heated space for about 30 min.

 

Breakfast quick rolls from the best food blog 5starcookies
Breakfast quick rolls from the best food blog 5starcookies

Enjoy!

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