Sauteed Mushrooms over Creamy Polenta

Sauteed Mushrooms over Creamy Polenta

This tasty deliciousness is completely plant-based and vegan!

Go ahead and tuck into this satisfying deliciousness because it’s healthy, dairy-free, and plant based. Go one step further and wilt fresh baby spinach in the skillet with mushrooms by covering it with a lid for about one minute before layering it over the creamy polenta for a fantastic meatless main dish meal.

Sauteed Mushrooms over Creamy Polenta
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Plant-based comfort food you'll love!
Recipe type: side dish
Cuisine: vegan, vegetarian
Serves:: 4
  • Polenta Ingredients:
  • 3 ½ C Water
  • 1 C Polenta
  • 1 t Salt
  • 1 T Earth Balance Vegan Butter
  • 1 T Nutritional Yeast
  • Mushroom Ingredients:
  • 1 T Olive oil
  • 24 oz White mushrooms, washed, sliced ¼ “ thick
  • ¼ C Dry White wine
  • ¼ C Salt-free Vegetarian Stock
  • 1 T Garlic, chopped
  • 1 T White Miso
  • 1 T Tamari or low-sodium soy sauce
  • Garnish with toasted nuts, fresh chopped herbs, and/or sesame seeds
  1. In a medium saucepan, over high heat, bring water to a boil, add salt; then, stir in polenta.
  2. Reduce heat to medium, whisking continuously until thickened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, stir in vegan butter and nutritional yeast, cover and keep warm until needed.
  4. In a large 12” skillet over high heat, warm oil, then add sliced mushrooms and stir through to cover with oil.
  5. Reduce heat to med-high, allow mushrooms to cook for about 6 minutes, release their juices and brown on one side without stirring.
  6. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds, then stir in wine and cook until liquid is nearly absorbed, about 3 minutes.
  7. Add vegetable stock and cook for another minute until heated through.
  8. Remove from heat, add miso and tamari sauce and stir well.
  9. On a warm serving bowl, pour in warm polenta, top with mushroom mixture including pan juices.
  10. Garnish with toasted nuts, chopped herbs, sesame seeds or as desired.


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