Baked Polenta Fries

These delicious baked polenta fries can be made using tubes of prepared polenta found in the refrigerated section of local supermarkets.

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Baked Polenta Fries

Source: Everyday Food, April 2006

Ingredients

  • 2 tubes (18 ounces each) plain prepared polenta
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning, or dried oregano

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Unwrap and cut each tube of polenta in half crosswise. Then cut each half lengthwise into 8 wedges.

  2. Drizzle olive oil on a large rimmed baking sheet. Place polenta wedges on baking sheet; season with salt and pepper, and turn gently to coat with oil. Arrange wedges in a single layer.

  3. Bake, turning once with a thin metal spatula, until golden and crisp, 45 to 50 minutes. Drain on a paper-towel-lined plate. Transfer to a shallow dish, and toss with Italian seasoning before serving.

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