Basic Polenta

Basic Polenta


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About this recipe: Polenta is corn meal (dried, crushed corn) and is very easy to cook. It tastes great with herbs, cheese or butter and cracked black pepper. Here's a simple and easy recipe for polenta.


Serves: 3 

  • 750ml water
  • 120g polenta (corn meal)

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Bring water to a boil. Reduce to a simmer. Pour in polenta steadily, stirring constantly. Continue to stir until polenta is thickened. It should come away from sides of the pan, and be able to support a spoon. This can take anywhere from 20 to 50 minutes. Pour polenta onto a serving plate/wooden cutting board, let stand for a few minutes before serving.

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