Whether leftover or made from scratch, one of the many ways to use polenta is to make polenta balls filled with a stringy Italian Gorgonzola cheese. I made them from scratch using instant polenta, then fried; after all, they’re meant to be something tasty and quick to prepare.
You can also stuff...
Honey Polenta Cake:
1) Polenta - 1 cup
2) Bacon - 1/4 strip
3) Scallion - 1/8
4) Serrano pepper - 1/2
5) Honey - 2 tblspns.
6) Sun dried tomato - as desired
7) Water - as required
NOTE: Makes 1 single serving.
1) Fry the bacon and chop into bits and pieces.
Sweet potato turns polenta a gorgeous saffron yellow colour. Here, the sweetness of the potato is offset by the use of tangy milk whey (you can substitute buttermilk) and sharp parmesan. A drizzle of balsamic reduction adds a complexity to the mushrooms and onions. The balsamic reduction will...
Huevos Rancheros is a Mexican breakfast consisting of a fried egg on a corn tortilla, with beans, salsa, and avocado. flyinglentris started a thread about breakfast polenta, and I immediately thought of this: polenta, after all, is cornmeal.
I realize there are ways to elevate this. I could...