Polenta Bites recipe

Mix in the store-bought with the homemade. A package of pre-made polenta is the base of this delicious appetizer


  • 1 1/2 cups shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 package pre-made polenta
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 shallots, minced
  • 2 large portabellas, halved and then sliced
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper and set the oven to broil.
  2. Slice the polenta into ½” thick rounds. Divide the parmesan cheese among the polenta rounds and broil until cheese is bubbly and beginning to brown. Remove and let cool.
  3. Meanwhile, heat the butter in a medium sauté pan and sauté the shallots until translucent. Add the portabellas and season with salt and pepper.
  4. When the mushrooms are cooked, toss in the spinach and cook just until wilted.
  5. Divide the spinach mushroom mixture among the polenta bites and serve to your soon to be adoring guests.