Polenta lends itself well to the incorporation of all of your favorite ingredients. Experiment!

Serves: 6Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • ½ cup cornmeal
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper


  • Bring the milk and stock to a boil over medium heat in a saucepan. Slowly whisk in the cornmeal a bit at a time; stir frequently until cooked; approximately 15 minutes until mixture is the consistency of mashed potatoes. Remove from heat, add the cheese, and season with pepper.