Creamy Polenta with Parmesan
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
  • 4 cups water salted
  • 1 1/4 cup yellow organic cornmeal, medium or coarsely ground
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • 1/2 cup half and half, room temperature
  • 4 tbsps butter, unsalted, room temperature
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Boil salted water in a large saucepan. Slowly whisk cornmeal into water until it is thoroughly incorporated. Reduce heat to low and stir frequently until the cornmeal starts to thicken and bubble, approximately 20 - 25 minutes.

  2. Remove pan from heat and stir in cheese, half & half, and butter. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.