Barbecued polenta wedges with roasted veg

  • serves 2
  • A little effort

Give your vegetarian guests a satisfying barbecued treat. Try this alternative next time you fancy some meat-free grilled options.



  • instant polenta 100g
  • butter 25g
  • parmesan shavings for topping 
  • red onion sliced
  • courgette halved and thickly sliced
  • cherry tomatoes handful
  • red pepper sliced
  • olive oil


  • Step 1

    Make your instant polenta following pack instructions. Beat in butter and grated Parmesan. Season well. spread polenta about 2 cm deep on a small baking tray. Set in the fridge (about 20 minutes).

  • Step 2

    Heat the oven to 200c/fan 180c/gas 6. toss red onion,  sliced courgette, a handful of cherry tomatoes and red pepper with 2 tbsp olive oil. Season, roast for 10-15 minutes until tender. Cut polenta into wedges. Brush with oil and barbecue both sides. Top with the veg, Parmesan shavings and a drizzle of oil.