Basic Polenta Recipe

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Basic Polenta
This is the most basic, fundamental version of polenta. It’s the perfect side to accompany a delicious, long-simmered stew. Or you can serve this basic recipe topped with your favorite sauce; I’m partial to bolognese.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In a Large, heavy saucepan, bring the water to a boil.
  2. Add the salt, then gradually whisk in the cornmeal.
  3. Reduce the heat to low and cook, stirring often, until the mixture thickens and the cornmeal is tender, about 15 minutes.
  4. Remove from the heat and stir in the butter.
  5. Transfer the polenta to a bowl and serve.

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