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Popping Polenta Pie.

Popping Polenta Pie You can cook Popping Polenta Pie using 24 ingredients and 15 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Popping Polenta Pie

  1. Prepare 2 Tbsp of extra virgin Olive Oil.
  2. It's 1 of small onion finely chopped.
  3. It's 2 cloves of garlic finely chopped.
  4. You need 315 g of Extra Lean Minced Beef.
  5. Prepare 2 of red chillies chopped (de-seed to reduce heat).
  6. Prepare 1 tsp of chilli powder.
  7. You need 1 tsp of cumin powder.
  8. It's 1 tsp of coriander powder.
  9. It's 3 of large ripe tomatoes grated.
  10. You need 1/4 Cup of red wine (optional).
  11. It's 1 tsp of Italian herbs.
  12. It's 1 of carrot sliced.
  13. It's 1/2 cup of peas.
  14. It's 1/4 cup of Worcestershire Sauce.
  15. You need 1/4 cup of basil chopped.
  16. It's of Grated cheese of preference to top pie (I used a mature cheddar).
  17. Prepare 1 of chopped jalapeno.
  18. It's to taste of Salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  19. It's of for the polenta.
  20. It's 1 cup of Polenta.
  21. Prepare 3 cups of boiling water.
  22. It's 1 cup of coconut cream.
  23. You need to taste of Salt.
  24. It's 1/4 cup of parmesan.

Popping Polenta Pie instructions

  1. Heat oil over a medium head and sautè until translucent then add garlic and sautè for about half a minute more..
  2. Add mince to onion and garlic and brown. Mix well..
  3. Once browned stir in chopped red chilli.
  4. Mix in red chilli powder, cumin powder and coriander powder.
  5. Then add in the grated tomato and mix well.
  6. Followed by the red wine.
  7. Add in the Italian herbs. Combine and let simmer until the alcohol cooks out (about 10 mins).
  8. Once the alcohol cooks out add in the carrots, peas and Worcestershire sauce..
  9. Cook until the veggies are tender and the sauce reduces..
  10. MEANWHILE PREPARE THE POLENTA by combining the polenta, water, coconut milk and salt on a medium heat until cooked through. Once cooked mix in the parmesan..
  11. Once veggies are tender mix in the chopped basil and pour into an oven proof dish.
  12. Top with cooked polenta spreading it evenly over the mince mixture.
  13. Finish by topping with grated cheese, chopped jalapeno and some chopped basil.
  14. Bake until cheese melts and becomes a golden brown..
  15. Serve with a light crispy green salad and enjoy.