Creamy Polenta

Creamy Polenta
Wow your dinner companions with this oh-so-easy-to-make creamy polenta dish. Serve it under a warm stew, as a fancy side dish to your favorite grilled meat, or any other way you like.

What You'll Need

3 cups water

3/4 cups Polenta

2/3 cup Parmesan cheese

2 tbsp. butter

Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Bring 3 cups salted water to a boil in a large pot.

  2. Stir the Polenta into the boiling water. When the water returns to a boil reduce the heat and simmer for 45 minutes, stirring frequently. Start testing the texture of your polenta at 20 minutes and cook to your desired consistency. The polenta will soak up the water and soften.

  3. Last, stir in the cheese and butter. Add salt and pepper to taste and serve.

  4. Enjoy with others!

Serves 6-8.

Overnight shortcut: In a large pot, cover polenta with 3 cups boiling water, cover and let sit for 8-12 hours. Then bring to boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minuets, stirring frequently. stir in cheese and butter. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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