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Easy Polenta Recipe

Easy Polenta Recipe

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One of the favourite side dishes for Transylvanian recipes is polenta. Although it is a Romanian recipe, many Transylvanian Hungarians have introduced it to their menu.

In many places in the country, it is consumed instead of bread. There are many types of polenta recipes, today we will make the simplest recipe.

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Let’s Start With Ingredients From Easy Polenta Recipe

We need a half-pound of cornflour, not very fine.

Easy Polenta Recipe-Corn Flour in a Bowl

And in the end, we’ll need some butter, I used salted butter.

Easy Polenta Recipe-Butter

How to Make Polenta?

In a pot, we boil about a litre of water in which I put a tablespoon of salt.

Easy Polenta Recipe-Boiling Water in Pot

When the water boils, we start to turn the flour into the water, stirring constantly with an eggbeater.

After I put all the flour, I put the fire down, and let it boil for about 10-15 minutes, stirring always to not burn.

Easy Polenta Recipe-Mixing Corn Flour in Boiling Water

Polenta is boiled well when it begins to peel off the edges of the pot, it is important to mix often.

Some make this dish more flowing, others thicker, depending on how they like it.

In the end, we put about 100 g of butter, stir until the butter melts and the cornmeal becomes creamy.

Easy Polenta Recipe-Adding Butter in Polenta

And that’s what we’ve done, we can serve it hot or roll it over a wider dish and let it cool down a bit.

Serving

It can be served as a side dish near various meat stews, like pork shoulder stew with mushrooms and sour cream.

Easy Polenta Recipe-Polenta is Ready

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polenta of cornflour

Polenta

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One of the favorite side dishes for Transylvanian recipes is polenta. Although it is a Romanian recipe, many Transylvanian Hungarians have introduced it to their menu.
5 from 2 votes
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Romanian
Servings 4 people
Calories 254 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 250 g cornflour
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • 100 g butter

Instructions
 

  • We need a half pound of corn flour, not very fine.
  • And at the end we’ll need some butter, I used salted butter.
  • In a pot we boil about a liter of water in which I put a tablespoon of salt.
  • When the water boils, we start to turn the flour into the water, stirring constantly.
  • After I put all the flour, I put the fire down, and let it boil for about 10-15 minutes, stirring always to not burn.
  • Polenta is boiled well when it begins to peel off the edges of the pot, it is important to mix often.
  • Some make’s polenta more flowing, others thicker, depending on how they like it.
  • At the end we put about 100 g of butter, stir until the butter melts and the polenta becomes creamy.
  • And that’s what we’ve done with the pork, we can serve it hot or roll it over a wider dish and let it cool down a bit.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gramsCalories: 254kcalCarbohydrates: 58gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 1776mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1g
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