One of the most versatile foods around, polenta can be prepared in water or stock. It can be baked or fried. Serve it with herbs or cheeses. The bottom line is polenta is your dish, your way.
At a glance
- 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
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