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Creamy Polenta with Parmesan

Parmesan cheese adds a bit of sharpness to creamy polenta in this popular Italian side dish. Also Try: Chicken Cacciatore, Lemony Kale Salad

  • servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 7 cups whole milk
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups polenta
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Place milk in a medium saucepan and add 2 teaspoons salt; bring to a boil over medium heat. While whisking constantly, gradually add polenta. Reduce heat to low and cook, stirring with a wooden spoon, until thickened, about 20 minutes.

  2. Step 2

    Stir in butter and cheese; season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

Source
The Martha Stewart Show, September 2010

Reviews (1)

  • 8 Feb, 2011

    This recipe is delicious, fast, and incredibly easy! I like to add some rosemary in mine :) Enjoy!