Jalapeno Jack Polenta

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by NcMysteryShopper

This hearty, warm side dish can be made with the cheese incorporated into the polenta or the polenta can be spooned atop a portion of the cheeses, so that as they melt they form a liquid center. This is the perfect side dish to accompany Beef Tenderloin with Southwestern-Style Sauce.

Top Review by Bobtail

I did make 1/2 of the recipe, otherwise prepared as directed by the recipe and enjoyed it. Definitely will repeat this, but will point out that I thought the jalapeno jack cheese was the dominant flavor. Of course since I love it, it was no problem. Loved the consistency and the leftovers will be reheated and enjoyed again. Thanks for a keeper NcMysteryShopper!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the Water to a simmer in a medium saucepan; gradually pour the Cornmeal into the Water while stirring constantly; Cook over low heat, stirring frequently with a wooden spoon, until the polenta pulls away from the sides of the pan, 25 – 30 minutes.
  2. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the Parmesan and Jack Cheeses, Salt and Pepper.
  3. Serve immediately.

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