Creamy Polenta (Side Dish)

Tired of mashed potatoes? Try this's easy and the corn flavor is enhanced with goat cheese. Toss in some extra butter to make it extra creamy.

Creamy Polenta (Side Dish)

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Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 1 cup  quick-cooking polenta
  • 8 ounces  goat cheese, cut into ½-inch dice (you can also substitute Parmesan cheese)


  • In a 3-quart saucepan, bring 5 cups of water to a boil. Add the salt and the sugar. Then drizzle in the polenta in a thin stream, whisking constantly until all the polenta has been incorporated and the mixture is beginning to thicken. Remove the pan from the heat, switch to a wooden spoon, and continue to stir until the polenta is as thick as paste. Stir in the goat cheese. Cover the pan tightly with plastic wrap and set it in a warm place.
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