Back to:  Recipe HomeVegetables/Side Dishes Recipes Printable View
Herb Polenta
Makes 6 Servings
*1 tbls. butter
*1 cup yellow cornmeal
*1 1/2 cups water
*1 1/2 cups chicken stock
*Salt and pepper, to taste
*1 tbls. fresh rosemary, chopped
*1 tbls. fresh thyme
*2 tbls. fresh chives, chopped
*1 cup half and half or 1/2 cup milk plus 1/2 cup light cream
*1 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated, divided
1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2Butter a shallow 2 quart glass baking dish liberally. Set aside.
3In large saucepan, combine cornmeal, water, chicken stock and a generous amount of salt and pepper. Stir until smooth. Bring to a boil and continue stirring until the mixture thickens.
4Stir in cream, herbs and 1/2 cup cheese.
5Pour polenta mixture into buttered dish and sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup cheese over the top. Bake for 1 hour or until top is crusty.