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What's a good low-fat sauce or herb to put on polenta? — Anne, RI

Bonnie Moore

Answer:

There are a variety of vegetable sauces, ragouts and salsas that can top off polenta. As an added benefit, they''ll add vegetables to your diet without adding fat. The classic flavor combination of tomato and basil in Tomato Basil Sauce is delicious with polenta. Other good polenta partners are Mushroom Ragout, Todd English''s Tomato Chutney, Corn and Tomatillo Salsa, Ratatouille and Fiesta Salsa. Add fresh herbs, such as basil, oregano or marjoram and you''re sure to get rave reviews.

About Bonnie Moore

Bonnie Moore, FoodFit's Executive Chef, graduated from Boston University with a bachelor's degree in Math and Statistics before forsaking her calculator for a whisk. Bonnie earned an associate degree in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University and a degree in pastry arts from L'Academie de Cuisine. She was the sous chef at the Inn at Little Washington, the only five-star, five-diamond kitchen in the United States, and a former chef-instructor in the professional program at L'Academie de Cuisine in Maryland. Bonnie likes to be involved with food at every stage, from planting seeds at the farm to creating a meal for her family. She believes that there is no better place to foster community and nourish those you love than around a table piled with delicious food.


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