Keeping with my desire to not waste my food, and having just made “leftover” Marinara, I wanted to finish up my Parmesan Polenta from the same Italian Pot Roast dish.
If you don’t have leftovers, all the elements of this dish can be created within an hour to serve you and your family a hearty and satisfying meal.
I need protein with every meal, so I decided to fry an egg. Putting a fried egg on things seems to be a major food trend right now. However, I have been assured that this is not exactly new and not exactly local. It turns out several South American and European countries top many dishes with a cooked egg. So now I feel not only thrifty, but culinarily cultured as well.
If you need to make this dish from scratch, each portion of “leftovers” is linked to the original recipe.
Salt/Pepper to taste
Prepare or warm your marinara sauce, set aside.
Meanwhile, in a frying pan, add a tiny amount of either olive oil or butter. Once heated/melted, add about a ½ cup of prepared polenta and “fry” it on both sides. Depending on how thick you’ve made your polenta, it might be held together or soft, but either way, it is still delicious when heated up this way.
In a frying pan, fry up one-two eggs per portion to your desired doneness. Sprinkle each egg with salt and pepper. Serve together and enjoy.