Pair this delicious side dish with Braised Short Ribs for a savory homemade meal.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large saucepan, combine 7 cups water, 2 teaspoons coarse salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; bring to a boil over high heat. Whisking constantly, gradually add cornmeal. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer polenta, whisking frequently, until thickened and creamy, 10 to 15 minutes.

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  • Remove from heat. Stir in butter and thyme and season with salt and pepper. Garnish with thyme, and serve. If polenta thickens upon standing, stir in a little hot water.

Reviews (2)

10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: Unrated
11/05/2008
I made this the other day and it was fantastic!!! It was so very creamy and wonderful, perfect for a fall afternoon. I also added some rosemary and sage and it worked very well.
Rating: Unrated
10/15/2008
This was so easy to make. The only thing I would change next time is the amount of thyme. It was a bit over-powering.