Polenta is a boiled cornmeal food, originally from Italy and widely spread in Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Bolivia, Uruguay and Venezuela, in the south of France (Corsica, Nice and Savoy), Switzerland , Romania, Slovenia, the island of Madeira (where it is called milho) and the Balkan peninsula (Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia).
Check out a perfect polenta recipe!
For your polenta to be perfect, use these ingredients from the list and follow the step-by-step preparation mode. It only takes 3 simple ingredients.
4 cups water
1 cup corn mill
sprinkling of basil (opcional)
parmesan or chili (opcional)
- Begin by bringing lightly salted water or broth to a boil in a sauce pan.
- Slowly pour corn mill into the boiling water in a steady stream stirring constantly. Here, I’m adding 1 cup corn mill to 4 cups water.
- Once the corn mill starts to plop turn heat to low. Let it continue cooking uncovered for 10 minutes or until thick stirring occasionally.
- When corn mill reaches the perfect thickness, it’s ready to serve.
- Serve polenta warm with the sprinkling of basil and parmesan or chili until firm so it an be sliced and fried up to add to recipes.
- Your Polenta is ready!