Cheesy Polenta

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by DrGaellon

Adapted from a recipe by "dadrules" at This can be modified by addition of any herb that suits your main dish - basil, tarragon, sage, thyme and marjoram are all excellent additions. You can substitute any semi-hard, smooth-melting cheese for the Cheddar; Asiago and Italian Fontina are both excellent choices.

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I had never had polenta before and this was amazing! I have now made it many times, sometimes exactly as written, and other times I have added herbs and such and each time it was delicious! Thank you DrGaellon for introducing my family to polenta!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a pot, combine milk, broth, salt and cornmeal. Place over medium-high heat and whisk constantly until liquid is boiling. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook 20 minutes until creamy, stirring every 3-4 minutes to prevent sticking and burning.
  2. Remove from heat. Stir in pepper, butter, cheeses and optional herbs.

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