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Most polenta recipes require nearly an hour of patient stirring; this streamlined version comes together off the heat, with a final whisk just before serving. The result is an almost effortless, exquisitely creamy polenta that’s the perfect base for slow-roasted pork and vegetables.

Mary-Frances Heck
March 2020

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Credit: Victor Protasio

Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
1 hr 5 mins
Yield:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring broth to a boil in a medium saucepan over high. Stir in salt and pepper; remove from heat. Gradually add polenta, whisking constantly. Cover and let stand 45 minutes.

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  • Add cheese and butter, whisking vigorously to break up any lumps. If desired, serve with pork loin and vegetables.

Suggested Pairing

Lightly herbal Italian red.

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