I was craving polenta, and had received a bunch of gorgeous swiss chard in my CSA basket this weekend. After a little bit of Googling, I found the perfect recipe for all my culinary needs.
I'd never made polenta from scratch. It's not that hard, but requires a solid 30 minutes of frequent stirring. The green bits you see are parsley and rosemary. I love fresh herbs.
Spring onions and swiss chard from the CSA. Spring onions are my new favorite vegetable.
Onions and chard, sauteed with garlic and olive oil.
After the chard wilts, add beans, a can of tomatoes, fresh basil, salt and pepper.
Cut the polenta (which has spent another 30 minutes setting in a pan) into triangles and broil in the oven for five minutes on either side, until golden and slightly crispy.
Serve beans and greens mixture over polenta. Delicious!
This meal is best served with a side of Scrabble. Scrabble is extra tasty if you beat your boyfriend by 70 points. (Equally tasty is the letter B, which Seamus chewed up when he was just a pup. Ah, memories!)