Kitchen Supplies:

  • Medium pot
  • Whisk
  • Colander
  • Large pan
  • Medium bowl
  • Paper towel

Recipe by: Fresh City
Serves: 2
Prep Time: Quick & Easy


6-8 oz. trout fillet

2 caps portobello mushrooms

1/2 cup grape tomatoes

2 cloves garlic

2 tbsp. biodynamic extra virgin olive oil

to taste salt & pepper

1/4 cup panko japanese style breadcrumbs

3 cups water

3/4 cup cornmeal

2 tbsp. organic unsalted butter, 454g

2 tbsp. hewitt's goat milk sour cream, 14% mf

3 tbsp. zest-oh dressing (zest-oh pesto spread, apple cider vinegar, olive oil)

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Make the Polenta
• Bring 4 cups of water to boil in a medium pot.
• Once boiling, reduce heat to low and whisk in the cornmeal until smooth.
• Add the garlic powder and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover, and cook for about 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the mixture reaches a thicker consistency.
• Rinse and finely slice the sage and kale. When the polenta is done, remove from heat and whisk in the
sour cream and sage and kale.

Cook the Mushrooms & Leeks
• In the meantime, rinse the leek and slice off the bright white and dark green ends. Cut the remainder into ½-inch thick slices.
• Wipe and slice the mushrooms.
• Heat 2 tbsp. olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add the leek and mushrooms, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
• Cook until the leeks are tender and mushrooms are releasing some moisture, about 6-8 minutes.
• Transfer the mixture to a medium bowl and wipe the pan clean.

Cook the Trout
• Heat 1 tbsp. olive oil in the same large pan and place over medium heat. Pat the trout dry with paper towel. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
• Add the trout to the pan and cook until golden, about 3-4 minutes. Flip and repeat on the other side.

Bring It All Together
• Evenly divide the polenta between two plates and top with trout. Spoon some of the mushroom and leek
mixture on top of the fish to serve!