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MEATLESS CREOLE GRITS

SERVES 4.

HANDS-ON TIME: 15 MINUTES.

TOTAL TIME: 50 MINUTES.

Nutty pan-fried hempeh, a soy-free alternative to tempeh, takes the place of shrimp in this Creole-style main, served over creamy whole-grain grits. (If you prefer, you can substitute with tempeh as well.) This recipe is mildly spicy thanks to the sriracha salt, but you can adjust to taste if you prefer a milder dish.

1 bay leaf

1¼ tsp s.a.l.t. sisters Sriracha Salt, divided (p. 47)

¾ cup polenta

2 tbsp olive oil, divided

1 6-oz pkg Smiling Hara Smoked Salt and Pepper Hempeh Steak, cut into 1-inch cubes (p. 40)

1 small yellow onion, chopped

1 stalk celery, sliced

½ each green and red bell pepper, sliced

3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 tsp dried thyme

1 14.5-oz BPA-free can unsalted diced tomatoes, with juices

In a medium saucepan, bring 3 cups water, bay leaf and ¼ tsp sriracha salt to a boil. Gradually whisk in polenta. Reduce heat

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