Steak & Cheddar Polenta

The secret to a good polenta? Hearty steak & creamy cheese!


5 minutes

Prep time

15 minutes

Cook time

799 cal.

Per serving


Pot (small), Frying pan, Stovetop, Aluminum foil, Whisk


Bell pepper (red)

Step 1

Wash, halve & seed the pepper. Cut into thin strips. Then peel & chop the onion.

Onion (yellow)
Bell pepper (red)

Step 2

Add a drizzle of olive oil to a pan over medium-high heat. Add the chopped onion & sliced pepper. Cook for 2 min, stirring frequently.

Tomatoes (crushed)

Step 3

Add the canned tomatoes, chopped garlic & 2 tbsp of water (per person). Stir to combine. Reduce the heat to low, cover & cook for 10 min.

Step 4

Remove the vegetables from the heat, cover & keep warm until ready to serve.

Beef (flank steak)

Step 5

Heat another pan over medium-high heat. Add a drizzle of olive oil & then the steak. Cook for 2 min on each side, or until done to your liking.

Step 6

Remove the steak from the pan & wrap it in aluminum foil.

Milk (whole)

Step 7

Bring the saucepan of milk to a gentle boil over medium heat. Season with salt & pepper. Slowly add the polenta, whisking constantly until creamy.

Cheddar (shredded)

Step 8

Incorporate the cheddar. If it's too thick, add more milk or water.

Beef (flank steak)

Step 9

Slice the beef into thin strips.


Step 10

Serve the polenta, topped with the beef & vegetables. Season with salt & pepper. Fancy dinner is served!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy799 cal.
Fat35 g
Carbohydrates55 g
Protein63 g
Fiber7 g

On average, one serving of the recipe "Steak & Cheddar Polenta" contains 799 Energy, 35 g of Fat, 55 g of Carbohydrates, 63 g of Protein, 7 g of Fiber.

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Steak & Cheddar Polenta