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Upscale sausage with peppers served with parmesan polenta.
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5 from 4 votes

creamy polenta with parmesan

Add the polenta to boiling stock slowly. Otherwise you will get lumps.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: side
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4


  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup polenta - this is corn meal
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup parmigiano reggiano grated


  • Bring the chicken stock to a boil.
  • Add the cornmeal slowly, stirring constantly. Slowly! You don't want lumps.
  • Reduce heat to low and cook, stirring every few minutes, until the texture turns creamy. This takes around 30 minutes. Dig into the corners of the pot when you stir.
  • Remove from heat. Mix in butter, cream and cheese.
  • Serve quickly. Polenta waits for no-one.