Fresh green beans, bell pepper, mushrooms and summer squash are the perfect complements to golden pan-fried polenta in this 35-minute vegetarian dinner.
Polenta is available in the refrigerated section of many large supermarkets. For this recipe, you can use plain polenta or try one of the new flavored varieties, such as sun-dried tomato. Fennel seed has a mild anise, or licorice, flavor and is often used in Italian sausage. If you don't care for this flavor, just leave it out and you will still have a tasty dish.