Creamy Parmesan Polenta Recipe | PBS Food

Creamy Parmesan Polenta


Cook time: 5 Minutes

Total time: 10 Minutes

Yield: 4



  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup instant polenta
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated Parmesan
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter


  1. Bring 4 cups of water and the salt to a boil in a saucepan. Stirring constantly, add in the polenta. Cook, still stirring constantly, until the polenta thickens, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the Parmesan and butter. Cover and set aside until the butter melts, about 2 minutes. Stir again before serving.