Polenta Pizza


A popular dish in Italy, polenta refers to both a specific type of cornmeal and the dish it is used to make. Find granulated garlic in your local health food store.

  • ServingServings


  • 2 18-oz. pkg. precooked polenta
  • 2 Tbs. water
  • 2 Tbs. cornstarch
  • 2 Tbs. unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbs. granulated garlic
  • 1/2 cup plus 1/3 cup soy Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups tomato sauce from 25-oz. jar, reserving remainder
  • 4 slices soy Canadian bacon, cut into 2-inch strips
  • 1/2 medium red bell pepper, sliced into 2-inch strips
  • 3 scallions, thinly sliced tops with 2 inches of green


  1. Preheat oven to 450F. Spray pizza pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Slice polenta, and place in food processor. Process polenta, and add water, cornstarch, flour, garlic and 1/2 cup soy Parmesan cheese. Blend until smooth. Spread polenta evenly on pizza pan.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove polenta from oven, and spread 2 cups sauce evenly over polenta crust. Top with sliced soy bacon, bell peppers, scallions and remaining 1/3 cup soy Parmesan cheese.
  4. Bake 25 minutes more. Remove from oven, and let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: SERVES 8
  • Calories: 179
  • Carbohydrate Content: 313 g
  • Fat Content: 1 g
  • Fiber Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 11 g
  • Sodium Content: 694 mg
  • Sugar Content: 5 g