Benno & Lara's
Vegan Recipes

"Nothing will benefit human health and
increase chances for survival of life on Earth
as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet."

Albert Einstein

Grilled polenta with sauteed mushrooms

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  • 1 cup polenta
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 1 tablespoon Nuttelex
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • salt and pepper
  • 400g button mushrooms
  • 1 brown onion
  • 3 gloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 cup stock
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • finely sliced other vegetables e.g. sweet potato, zucchini, broccoli


  1. Cook polenta in a microwave safe bowl with the hot water for 10 minutes. Stir through margarine, yeast and salt and pepper.
  2. Grease a square cake tin and pour polenta into tin. Smooth the surface and allow to cool.
  3. Meanwhile, saute onion and garlic in a fry pan with some olive oil. Add mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes. Add the stock, soy sauce and other vegetables and cook a further 10 minutes. Stir through the parsley.
  4. Put the polenta under the grill to warm up and become golden in colour. Turn onto a chopping board and cut into triangles or rectangles.
  5. To serve, arrange polenta pieces, top with the mushrooms, spoon over some extra nutitional yeast mixed with water and garnish with parsley. Serves 2.