Basic Polenta

Total Time
35mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
30 mins

First time making polenta, and it came out AMAZING. Polenta can be served soft, right after cooking, or poured into a baking pan to cool. Once cool, the polenta can be cut into squares, and served with your favorite pasta sauce. Or, once it is cooled, cut the polenta into 1" x 2" sticks abd fry lightly in some olive oil until golden. the possibilities are endless.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan over high heat, bring the vegetable broth and the water to a boil.
  2. Slowly pour the cornmeal into the hot liquid, wisking constantly.
  3. Stir in the salt.
  4. Lower the heat to cook the mixture at a gentle simmer. Cook, stirring frequently, until the cornmeal is creamy and not grainy, about 30 minutes.
  5. Remove the polenta from the heat and stir in scallion.
  6. Polenta can be served soft, or poured into a baking pan to cool.
  7. Once cooled, polenta can then be cut into solid squares.