As a dinner ingredient, polenta can be grilled and served alongside vegetables and meats (try shrimp) and sprinkled with cheese. For dessert, try pairing grilled polenta slices with fruit, and perhaps some freshly whipped cream or mascarpone. The recipe below includes grilled plums, and we can imagine that these grilled peaches or grilled figs would be excellent accompaniments. If you're making the polenta from scratch, you can also stir some sugar and spices into the mix.
Try a recipe:
• Grilled Polenta and Radicchio with Balsamic Drizzle at Food & Wine
• Dessert Polenta with Grilled Balsamic Plums at Better Homes and Gardens