Basic polenta recipe
Polenta is very easy to cook, if you can boil water and put ingredients in a saucepan, you can make this. However, it requires constant stirring, so make it on a cool day when you need to be by the stove 30 minutes continuously.
- Combine the cold water, cornmeal and salt in a bowl. Mix well.
- A the remaining 3 cups of water to a pan and bring to the boil
- Mix in the cornmeal, bring to the boil then reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes or until it thickens
- Scoop the mixture into a greased loaf tin or suitable container and refrigerate for 4 hours before serving. A plastic Lock & Lock container is good for this.
Instant polenta may take less time - Please follow the manufacturers instructions.