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Polenta With Two Cheeses

Polenta With Two Cheeses

Prep Time: 0

Yield: 4

Polenta With Two Cheeses

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Yellow cornmeal
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • 3 1/4 cup Boiling Water
  • 2 tsps Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese -- grated
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh Thyme Or 1/4 Tsp Dried Thyme
  • 2/3 cup Swiss Cheese -- shredded

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350. Grease 1 1/2-quart casserole. Mix cornmeal and water in 2-quart saucepan. Add boiling water and salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Reduce heat. Stir in butter, Parmesan, and thyme. Cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir until smooth. Spread half the polenta in the casserole. Top with 1/3 cup Swiss cheese. Repeat layers. Bake 15-20 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
http://www.culinarycafe.com/2009/08/17/polenta-with-two-cheeses/

Baked Polenta With Mushroom Ragout

Baked Polenta With Mushroom Ragout

Prep Time: 0

Yield: 4

Baked Polenta With Mushroom Ragout

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Cornmeal
  • 1 Tbsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 Tsp Butter -- diced
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese -- grated
  • 1/2 cup Dried Porcini Mush

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
    Combine cornmeal with 4 cup water in 1 1/2-quart baking dish.
    Add salt, pepper, and butter.
    Bake, uncovered, 40 minutes. Stir and add cheese.
    Bake 10 minutes more. Let stand 5 minutes.
    Meanwhile, soak porcini mushrooms in 1 1/2 cup hot water until soft (about 15 minutes).
    While they soak, melt butter in large skillet. Add shallot and saute. Add garlic, cook 2 more minutes.
    Add fresh mushrooms. Cook 4-5 minutes or until soft.
    Strain porcinis, reserving liquid. Chop. Add liquid and mushrooms to fresh mushrooms. Cover. Reduce heat to low and cook until mushrooms are completely limp, 8-15 minutes.
    Uncover. Increase heat to high and cook until liquid is almost absorbed, 7-8 minutes. Stir in parsley.
    Serve mushrooms over polenta.
http://www.culinarycafe.com/2009/08/17/baked-polenta-with-mushroom-ragout/

Green Chili Polenta

Green Chili Polenta

Prep Time: 0

Yield: 4

Green Chili Polenta

Ingredients

  • 1 small Onion -- minced
  • 3 Clove Garlic -- minced
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 cup Water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup Cornmeal
  • 2 cup Monterey Jack Cheese -- shredded
  • 8 oz Corn
  • 8 oz Green Chiles

Instructions

  1. Saute onion and garlic in large saucepan. Add water, milk, and salt, and bring to a boil. Add the cornmeal, stirring constantly. Cook 10 minutes. Pour half into an 8x8" greased casserole. Add Monterey jack, corn, and chiles. Top with cornmeal mixture. Bake 30 minutes at 350.
http://www.culinarycafe.com/2009/08/17/green-chili-polenta/