- 1 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal
- 2 teaspoons coarse salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
- 4 tablespoons butter
Whisk cornmeal with 1 1/2 cups cold water.
In a medium saucepan, bring 2 1/2 cups water, salt, and pepper to a boil.
Gradually stir in cornmeal mixture. Reduce heat; simmer, stirring often, until very thick, 4 to 5 minutes.
Remove from heat; stir in butter until melted.