Crock Pot Method for Polenta Grits or Mush

READY IN: 8hrs 10mins
Recipe by Vino Girl

From Crescent Dragonwagon's "Passionate Vegetarian" (2002)

Top Review by CaramelPie

This was my first experience with polenta. It is delicious! I made 1/2 recipe in my 1 1/2quart crockpot. It worked out just fine!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spray the crock pot with cooking spray.
  2. Turn heat on HIGH.
  3. Add the liquid (use 8 cups for coarse ground cornmeal, 7 for finer grinds), salt, and cornmeal; stir well.
  4. Cover and cook for 1 hour on HIGH.
  5. Stir well and turn heat to LOW.
  6. Cover and stir occasionally.
  7. Cook for 6-9 hours on LOW until tender and very thick.

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