Kale and Mushrooms over Polenta

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This is a great weeknight meal. 1 pot, 1 microwave safe bowl and delicious meal!

Ingredients

8 oz kale
1/2 c polenta
Salt and pepper
4 oz pancetta, diced
4 oz mushrooms, oysters what I used
1 clove garlic minced
2 sprigs thyme
1 TBSP lemon zest
2/3 c parmigiano
1/2 c half and half

In a microwaveable dish combine 2 c water, salt and polenta and microwave on hight for 3 minutes, stir, add more water if getting too thick. Cook at 2 minute intervals until smooth, adding more water as needed. Stir in half and half and cheese and cook 40 seconds and stir.

In a large skillet, over medium heat cook the pancetta and mushrooms until crispy, stirring as needed. Add garlic and kale, cook until kale is wilted, about 5 minutes. Stir in lemon zest and season with salt and pepper.

Serve mushroom mixture over polenta.

Serves 2 – 4.

In a microwaveable dish combine 2 c water, salt and polenta and microwave on hight for 3 minutes, stir, add more water if getting too thick. Cook at 2 minute intervals until smooth, adding more water as needed. Stir in butter, cream, and cheese and cook 40 seconds and stir.

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