Creamy Polenta

Creamy Polenta

Author: Stephanie Kay

The ratio of water to polenta can vary slightly based on how fine or coarse your polenta is; simply begin with 5 cups and slowly add more water as needed.

  • Author: Stephanie Kay
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Diet: Gluten Free
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  1. In a pot, combine water and salt and bring to a boil.
  2. Once water is boiling, gradually pour in the polenta in a steady stream, whisking gently.
  3. Continue whisking polenta until it begins to thicken and reduce heat to a gentle simmer.
  4. Cook polenta for 30-40 minutes, whisking frequently to it from sticking to the bottom or forming clumps.
  5. Once polenta has thickened, add in butter and cheese (optional) and stir well to combine.
  6. Serve polenta immediately.
  7. Enjoy!