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Grilled Polenta Bruschetta

Grilled Polenta Bruschetta

  • Author: Jordan and Clark Cord
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 16 mins
  • Total Time: 26 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


This grilled polenta bruschetta recipe is simple summer food at its finest. Topped with fresh marinated tomatoes and chopped basil, this makes the perfect appetizer or snack.



1 lb. polenta (precooked, the kind that comes in a tube)
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups cherry or grape tomatoes, sliced (preferably juicy summer heirlooms)
2 Tablespoons fresh basil, minced
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


Remove polenta from the packaging and slice into rounds about 1/2" thick. Brush lightly with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Preheat the grill to high heat.
Place polenta slices on the grates and grill for 8 minutes per side.
While polenta is grilling, make your tomato topping! Combine tomatoes, basil, olive oil, balsamic, sea salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Mix together and set aside to marinate.
Remove polenta slices from the grill and spoon bruschetta topping over top. If desired, garnish with another dose of fresh basil.

  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Grill


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 76
  • Sugar: 1 g
  • Sodium: 373 g
  • Fat: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 2 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg