Polenta with Butter and Cheese
Polenta is delicious with stews, ragouts, and tomato-based sauces. You can use medium or course ground cornmeal to make polenta.
Serves: 4Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy
- 4 cups water
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 cup polenta
- ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 Tbsp. butter
- In a medium saucepan over high heat, bring water to a boil. Whisking constantly with a stiff wire whisk, gradually pour cornmeal into water in a steady stream, whisking out any lumps. Continue whisking constantly until mixture thickens noticeably.
- Reduce heat to a very low simmer; stir regularly with a wooden spoon until thickened, about 25 minutes.
- Stir in cheese and butter; remove from heat. Serve immediately.