No-Stir Oven Polenta

READY IN: 1hr 6mins
Recipe by Ceil from NJ

This recipe is really great. You can put it in the oven at the same time you're cooking what you want to put over it (chicken stew, sausage and tomatoes, etc.) Leftovers can be sliced the next day and sauteed in butter.

Top Review by Merlot

Hi Ceil ! I have never made Polenta before so here was my chance to give it a try. This was sooo good not to mention so easy too. I followed your suggestion and used Goya. I topped it off with sausage and a tomato sauce. Thanks for sharing this. :-)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup polenta (not instant - Goya corn meal is really good with this receipe - or you can use imported polenta)
  • 5 cups water or 5 cups broth
  • salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  1. Mix everything in a shallow pan which is ovenproof.
  2. Put it in a 350 degree oven.
  3. After about 40 minutes, give it a stir and see if it's done.
  4. If not, cook another few minutes.
  5. You can add less or more liquid, depending upon whether you like the polenta soft or more solid.

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