Gorgonzola Polenta

Date Added: Feb 28, 2010 Italian Appetizers
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Prep Time

10 mins

Cook Time

30 mins

Ready In

40 mins



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Polenta is the ultimate comfort food that with the addition of a few simple ingredients, you can elevate a basic staple into a gourmet side dish.


  • 2  Cup(s) Heavy cream
  • 1
  • 1 1/2  Cup(s) Water or Chicken Stock
  • 2
  • 1  Cup(s) Cornmeal, polenta
  • 3
  • 2  Ounce(s) Weight Gorgonzola Cheese
  • 4
  • 1  Table Spoon(s) Butter, unsalted
  • 5
  •  To Taste Salt and White Pepper
  • 6


    1. Bring the water and cream to a boil in a heavy large saucepan
    2. Add salt
    3. Gradually whisk in the cornmeal
    4. Reduce heat to low and simmer until the mixture thickens and the cornmeal is tender, stirring often, about 15 to 25 minutes
    5. Turn off the heat
    6. Add butter and Gorgonzola and stir until the cheese melts
    7. Season with additional salt and pepper, ONLY if needed after tasting
    8. Set aside and keep warm

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