Gluten Free Polenta Lasagna

Gluten Free Polenta Lasagna

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Polenta is a saving grace for the gluten intolerant.  I enjoy using it for a myriad of different recipes, including substitution as flat noodles for lasagna. It is fat free, and easy to digest. My recipe is a vegetarian one, though you could easily add ground turkey for a healthy meaty version.

Ingredients:

1 package of Polenta

1 tbs coconut oil

1 cup chopped Mushrooms

1 Red bell pepper (chopped)

2 cloves Garlic (minced)

1 tsp. Oregano

2 14 oz Cans stewed tomatoes (or premade marinara sauce)

1 Cup feta cheese (optional)

1 block firm tofu cubed OR 8 oz ground turkey (optional)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.  Place coconut oil in a sauce pan on medium heat, add cubed tofu, chopped mushrooms, chopped bell peppers, garlic, and oregano. Sautee for approximately 8 min. until vegetables are soft.

Cut polenta into thin discs ( 1/8th inch) and place into an 8”x12” baking dish forming a base layer.  Pour mixture of vegetables from saucepan over base layer of polenta, and add 1 can of tomatoes. If you are adding feta cheese, sprinkle ½ cup over this layer.

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Add another layer of thinly sliced polenta over the top of the veggie/cheese mixture. Pour the second can of tomatoes over the top of this, and finish by sprinkling over remaining feta (optional).

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Bake for 30 minutes, remove, and cut into cubes to serve. Note: this tends to be a bit more liquid than typical lasagna, so a bowl may be best for keeping contents contained.

Enjoy, and make your day great!

Amanda

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About runningyourbody

I am a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Certified Pilates instructor, and runner with celiac disease. I am passionate about educating people on running, pilates, and women’s health topics. I am trained in the treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction, as well as pre and post partum impairments. In my free time I can be found anywhere outside. I enjoy training for races with friends, cooking gluten free meals, and traveling with my husband. My goal is to share information with you in a lighthearted and enjoyable forum. I am always contributing fun and interesting posts on my blog. Feel free to check it out @ https://runningyourbody.wordpress.com/
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2 Responses to Gluten Free Polenta Lasagna

  1. Using polenta in place of noodles is a great idea!

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