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Easy Polenta Recipe

  • Author: Elena
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Total Time: 10
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Savory
  • Method: Italian
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

The possibilities are endless with this comforting, creamy, smooth, and sensational Italian polenta recipe. With only 4 ingredients and 5 minutes you will have the perfect side to any meal. Polenta is a true Italian speciality! Serve as a side or enjoy plain with added soft cheese of choice!


Ingredients

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  • 16 oz. (1 Lb.) quick cooking yellow corn polenta (such as Campanini brand)
  • 6 Cups boiling water
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 2 Tbs extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 Cup parmigiano cheese
  • 1/2 Cup heavy cream

Instructions

  1. Boil water with salt in a medium-large pot. Add Polenta and stir vigorously. Stir on high heat for 5 minutes until mixture thickens.
  2. Take off heat and add oil, parmigiano, and heavy cream. Stir until combined and creamy.
  3. Sprinkle with extra cheese and enjoy plain or as a side dish

Notes

It is important to use FINE yellow cornmeal in this recipe.