Warm gammon slices with polenta

Recipe from: 1/1/1992 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 17
Servings 4
Time

Ingredients

  • 12
    thin slices gammon
  • TOMATO SAUCE
  • 4
    large, ripe tomatoes
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 25
    ml
    oil
  • 1
    clove garlic, crushed
  • 25
    ml
    tomato paste
  • salt and black pepper
  • pinch of sugar
  • 125
    ml
    red wine
  • 250
    ml
    chicken stock
  • POLENTA
  • 1
    Litres
    water
  • 250
    ml
    polenta
  • 25
    ml
    olive oil
  • salt and black pepper
  • 125
    ml
    freshly chopped basil plus extra for garnish
 

Method

 
Prepare tomato sauce. Skin, seed and chop tomatoes. Gently cook chopped onion in oil, add chopped tomatoes, garlic, tomato paste, seasoning, wine and chicken stock. Simmer for 25 minutes and purée in food processor until smooth. Boil water for polenta, gradually stir in the polenta with a wooden spoon. Simmer occasionally. Add olive oil, seasoning and chopped basil, then cook for another minute. Pour into greased muffin tins and leave to cool at room temperature. Place gammon slices on a baking sheet, moisten with 50 ml tomato sauce, cover with aluminium foil and reheat at 150 ºC for 15 to 20 minutes. At the same time reheat polenta covered with foil. Reheat rest of tomato sauce. Serve gammon slices overlapping in middle of polenta, coat with sauce and garnish with a few basil leaves.
 

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