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Onion Polenta with Spiced Tomato Avocado Salad

This Onion Polenta recipe is a tasty vegetarian meal. Great for parties and Sunday get-togethers.

This Onion Polenta recipe is a tasty vegetarian meal. Great for parties and Sunday get-togethers. Onion Polenta with Spiced Tomato Avocado Salad
Makes 6 servings
Prep Time 15min
Cook Time 10min

Ingredients

4 1/2 cups Water
2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal or medium grain yellow polenta
6 can (3 cups) FRENCH'S® French Fried Onions, coarsely chopped
1 lb. ripe tomatoes, seeded and cut into 1/2-inch dice
2 ripe Haas avocados, peeled, seeded, cut into 1/2-inch dice
1 bunch cilantro, chopped
5 Tbsp. Olive oil
1/3 cup FRENCH'S® Horseradish Mustard
2 Tbsp. Sherry vinegar

Directions

Heat water and 1 tsp. salt to boiling in medium saucepan. Slowly whisk in polenta, whisking constantly. Cook 5 min. over low heat until thickened, stirring often. Remove from heat and stir in French Fried Onions.
Spoon polenta into greased 10-inch pie plate. Let stand 20 min. until firm.
Prepare salsa: mix tomatoes, avocados, cilantro, 1 tsp. salt, 3 tbsp. oil, mustard and vinegar; toss gently to combine. Reserve.
Unmold polenta onto cutting board. Cut into 6 wedges. Heat 2 tbsp. oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook polenta wedges until golden brown on both sides, about 5 min.
Place polenta wedges on serving dishes and top with salsa mixture. Garnish with additional cilantro, if desired.

Tips

Make ahead tip: prepare polenta wedges and reheat in oven. Mix salsa and chill until ready to serve.

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