Grilled Parmesan, Polenta and Rocket Salad - Physio Direct NZ

Grilled Parmesan, Polenta and Rocket Salad


2 cups instant polenta

5 cups water

100g  parmesan cheese

200g crumbled feta cheese

2 cups of rocket lettuce

6 vine ripened tomatoes

3 Tbsp Olive oil.



  1. Place tomatoes onto a baking tray lined with foil and drizzle with olive oil. Bake in a preheated oven at 170 d Celsius for 1hr.
  2. Bring water to the boil, reduce to low heat and slowly add polenta, stirring constantly for 6 minutes until polenta is smooth and thick, stir in Parmesan cheese.
  3. Place polenta onto a chopping board and flatten to 1.5cm height. Place in fridge for 40 minutes to set. Cut into 6cm by 6cm squares and spray both sides with olive oil.
  4. Heat a bbq hotplate and grill to medium heat, cook polenta pieces on each side for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Wash rocket and place on top of baked polenta, cover with feta cheese and drizzle balsamic glaze over top to taste.


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