17 Surprising Ways to Cook with Polenta
Allow us to introduce our secret pantry darling and unsung dinner hero: polenta. A simple dish made from cornmeal, it’s creamy, filling, comforting and cheap—but tastes downright luxurious. Here are 17 surprising ways to incorporate it into your next meal.
Cornish Hens and Parmesan Polenta with Fennel and Arugula
Sounds fancy, but it’s actually so easy.
Polenta Ragu Casserole
All the perks of lasagna, with none of the fuss.
It doesn’t get cozier than this.
Cheesy Polenta Bites with Brussels Sprouts and Pancetta
Proof that polenta can be as crispy as it can be creamy.
Cider Apple and Sage Roasted Pork Chops with Brown Butter Polenta
Need we say more?
Mini Polenta Pizzas
They’re vegan, gluten-free and entirely adorable.
Strawberry Polenta Breakfast Bowl
Giving oatmeal a run for its money.
Poached Egg Bowl with Spinach Polenta and Crispy Mushrooms
This is sure to tide you over until lunch.
Polenta with Meatballs
A classic, with a twist.