Basic Polenta Recipe

Ingredients for Basic Polenta Recipe

  • ¾ of a cup of fine polenta
  • 3 cups of water


  1. Put the water into a saucepan, add salt.
  2. When it begins to boil add the polenta, little by little.
  3. Keep stirring constantly as you pour it in, to prevent lumps.
  4. Boil for one-half hour, stirring constantly over a moderate heat.
  5. If desired, a little more water may be added if polenta becomes too thick.
  6. Add grated cheese and butter as desired.
Basic Polenta Recipe