Goat Cheese and Roasted Tomato Polenta with a Baked Egg

15 Aug

While this would make an excellent hearty breakfast, I cooked it as a delicious dinner for one last evening and ate every single bite of it.  I could not get enough of how beautifully these flavors worked together.  This had very similar flavors to the tomato and goat cheese baked eggs I made for breakfast a bit back, but was much more substantial thanks to the polenta.

Goat Cheese and Roasted Tomato Polenta with a Baked Egg

1/2 cup grape tomatoes

1 tbs. olive oil

3 cups homemade chicken stock

1 cup polenta

1/2 cup 1% milk

2 tbs. goat cheese

Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper

1 egg

Preheat oven to 375º.

On a small baking sheet, toss together tomatoes, olive oil, salt and pepper.  Transfer to oven and roast 25-30 minutes until tender.  Set aside.  Raise heat of oven to 400º.

Bring chicken stock to a simmer over medium-high heat.  Reduce heat to medium and whisk in polenta.  Season with kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper.  Cook, whisking frequently, 10-15 minutes or until most of the chicken stock is absorbed.  Whisk in milk and reduce heat to medium-low.  Cook another 10-15 minutes, whisking frequently, until milk is absorbed and polenta is tender.

Pour polenta into a bowl.

Top polenta with crumbled goat cheese and roasted tomatoes.  Carefully crack an egg into the bowl.  Transfer to the oven and bake 15-17 minutes until whites are set but yolk is still slightly runny.

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2 Responses to “Goat Cheese and Roasted Tomato Polenta with a Baked Egg”

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  1. Geauga Family Farms CSA – Week Ten « Kelseyincleveland's Blog - August 20, 2011

    […] in the brine as well as a tomato and a zucchini from the CSA.  I used CSA grape tomatoes in my goat cheese and roasted tomato polenta with a baked egg.  The chickpeas with turmeric roasted vegetables used a Hungarian hot pepper and some cherry […]

  2. Savory Baked Oatmeal and Egg « Kelseyincleveland's Blog - September 7, 2011

    […] about anything and try to bake it, if you give me the chance.  As is obvious, if you look at my baked egg history, my favorite combination is a baked egg with tomatoes, as is represented below in this […]

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