Home » Vegetarian » Cheesy Creamy Polenta Cheesy Creamy Polenta This post may contain affiliate links.Please read my disclosure policy.This Cheesy Creamy Polenta is so simple to make and topped with the most delicious roasted summer veggies! Such a delicious dinner, anytime of year! this recipe If you don’t eat polenta on a regular basis, I HIGHLY recommend adding it into your regular rotation of weekly recipes.
It’s so incredibly simple to make, easily customizable and just SO SO good! This is one of my all time favorite ways to prepare and serve polenta and I’m really excited for you to try it! What is Polenta? Polenta is coarsely ground corn (aka cornmeal) and a dish that is traditional to Northern Italy.It’s similar to grits but often prepared and served in a different way.What is polenta made of?: polenta has one simple ingredient in it and that’s CORN (ground up into a cornmeal).
How to Make Polenta Making polenta is very simple and requires just 2 ingredients: polenta and liquid.The general rule is 1:4 or 1 part cornmeal to 4 parts liquid.It can be prepared with milk, water, or broth/ stock.
Similar to other grains, polenta is cooked by heating the liquid and then mixing the polenta into the boiling liquid.It’s then cooked at a low temperature for about 25 minutes until it’s thickened.It’s typically served with butter and/ or cheese and many d