Grains & Cereals

Bert’s Basic Polenta Recipe

Polenta is a delicious dish hailing from north Italy that is made with simple ingredients such as milk and cornmeal. This Bert’s Basic Polenta Recipe is a classic Italian dish that is sure to please even non-Italian food lovers. Low fat, vegan and vegetarian, this polenta recipe is a great dish to enjoy with family and friends.

Ingredients used:

For 1 people

  • 2 1/2 cups of milk
  • 3/4 cup of yellow or white cornmeal

Recipe steps:

  • Bring the milk to a boil in a medium-size heavy saucepan. Slowly add in the cornmeal and whisk until the polenta is smooth and thick, about 5 minutes.
  • Using a bowl scraper, pour the mixture into a lightly buttered pie plate. Let cool on a wire rack and then refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Slice the polenta into wedges and either dust with Parmesan cheese and bake, or lightly sauté in butter. Serve and enjoy!

This delicious Bert’s Basic Polenta is a great dish to enjoy with family and friends. Not only is it low fat, vegan and vegetarian, but it is also a dish that even non-Italian food lovers can appreciate. Enjoy this classic Italian dish and bon appétit!