This thick and Creamy Parmesan Polenta makes a delicious side dish that pairs perfectly with beef, pork, and shrimp, and it's ready in minutes | COPYRIGHT © 2017 COOKING WITH CURLS
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Creamy Parmesan Polenta

This thick and Creamy Parmesan Polenta makes a delicious side dish that pairs perfectly with beef, pork, and shrimp, and it's ready in minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Lisa Johnson

Ingredients

  • 4 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup instant polenta
  • 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Bring 4 1/2 cups of water and a 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt to a boil.
  • Slowly add the polenta to the water while stirring to keep it from clumping together.
  • Once the mixture has thickened, after about 3 minutes, reduce heat and stir in the butter.
  • Once the butter is melted and incorporated, stir in the Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately