Three-Cheese Polenta Pizza

(1) 18-oz pkg polenta, cut into 12 slices
2 Tbsp Vera Jane's Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
1 cup ricotta cheese
1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 tsp coarsely ground black pepper
1/2 tsp kosher salt
6 plum tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch dice
1/2 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, sliced
Basil sliced into thin strips (optional)

Brush the polenta rounds with oil, and grill or sauté in a large skillet until lightly browned and warm. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, mix ricotta, mozzarella, Parmesan, pepper, and 1/4 tsp salt until blended.

Toss the tomatoes with the sliced basil and add 1/4 tsp salt.

Using the same skillet over medium heat, spoon ricotta mixture over polenta slices and top with tomato mixture. Cover skillet and cook polenta pizza about 5 minutes until it is hot and cheese has melted. Sprinkle with thin strips of fresh basil before serving, if desired.Makes 12 servings

Makes 12 servings

Per serving: 118 calories; 7g total fat; 3g saturated fat; 13mg cholesterol; 303mg sodium; 9g total carbohydrates; 6g protein;

Allergy Warning: Contains Milk

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