Creamy Parmesan Polenta
Recipe type: Sides
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Serves: 4
  • 4 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup polenta or coarse ground cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup freshly shredded Parmesan cheese plus 2 tablespoons for garnish
  • 1 pinch cayenne
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Pour the chicken broth into a large saucepan and place over high heat.
  2. Season the broth with salt and pepper, then bring to a boil.
  3. While whisking, slowly pour the polenta into the broth a little at a time. Be sure not to add too much of the Polenta too soon or this will create lumps.
  4. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer the polenta for 20 minutes, stirring frequently.
  5. Stir in the 1/2 cup Parmesan, cayenne, butter, and more salt and pepper, if needed. Sprinkle with the 2 tablespoons of Parmesan and pepper, then serve.Creamy Parmesan Polenta
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