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Creamy Polenta With Caramelized Fennel and Roasted Veggies

Love & Umami

As runners, we’re always on the look out for recipe ideas that pack lots of nutrition without sacrificing our love of savory goodness. This recipe was inspired by a local side dish from one of our favorite restaurants, but we decided to make it into a complete and filling meal. Creamy polenta is topped with caramelized fennel, roasted veggies and  savory chickpeas. Oh, and a few dollops of delicious goat cheese! This meal is a fall favorite of ours and we’re sure it will be one of yours too!

Polenta is versatile fare made from cornmeal that can be used differently based on its preparation. In this recipe, we make a creamy polenta mixture involving broth, goat cheese and a little bit of tomato paste. This provides the base of the meal and is savoriest porridge you’ll ever experience!

Before getting ahead of ourselves, let’s talk about caramelized fennel. Yep, that’s…

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