Vegan Snack Recipes: Cheesy Garlic Polenta Fries

February 26, 2016
Anyone ever have anxiety when sharing vegan snacks with non-vegan friends in a party setting? Fear no more! These crispy, crunchy, tasty Cheezy Garlic Polenta Fries will make anyone flip. They are vegan, gluten-free, and incredibly easy to assemble, which makes them a the perfect side dish to bring to a potluck, Oscar party, or picnic with friends.
Vegan Snack Recipes: Cheesy Garlic Polenta Fries

Vegan Snack Recipes: Cheesy Garlic Polenta Fries

Recipe Type: Appetizers
utensils YIELDS Serves 4 people
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  • 1 block pre-made polenta (I used a sun-dried tomato variety)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • to taste salt and pepper
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1. Drain polenta (it's usually packaged with a little bit of water). 2. Chop polenta into thick, even wedges and arrange on a baking sheet. 3. In a small bowl, combine garlic powder and nutritional yeast. 4. Drizzle olive oil over uncooked fried then dredge in garlic and yeast mixture. 5. Bake at 400 F for 20 minutes, flipping fries over once halfway through baking.

Also by Christina: Quick Vegan Spring Rolls

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Photos: Christina Ramirez

Christina credits adopting the vegan lifestyle as the single most profound shift in her life. She went on Weight Watchers for the first time in 7th grade; she struggled with eating habits and weight issues until college, when she finally decided to take her health seriously. Veganism has helped Christina maintain a healthy body weight and achieve peace with her body. She believes veganism is what led her to become the energetic, go-getter, healthy, holistic person. Follow Christina on Pinterest @vegannugget and Instagram @christinaramireznyc.


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