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Basic Polenta

Polenta is one of the most versatile grains around. You can prepare it in water or stock, bake it or fry it, and serve it with herbs or cheeses. This recipe is just a starting point -- let your culinary imagination run wild!


Basic Polenta


For 4 people

  • 24 ounce(s) water
  • 1 cup(s) polenta


  1. Bring water to a boil. Reduce to a simmer. Pour in polenta steadily, stirring constantly. Continue to stir until polenta is thickened. It should come away from sides of the pan, and be able to support a spoon. This can take anywhere from 20 to 50 minutes. Pour polenta onto a wooden cutting board, let stand for a few minutes.

Ready in 50 min

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 40 kcal
  • Sodium (mg): 190mg
  • Carbs: 9.5g
  • Proteins: 1g