Mamaliga Cu Branza (Cornmeal Mush With Cheese)

Recipe by TOOLBELT DIVA
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To prepare the Mamaliga, mix the cornmeal,and salt together with 1 1/2 c cold water and set it aside to soften.
  • Bring 4 cups water to a hard boil.
  • Add the cornmeal mixture to the boiling water, stirring constantly.
  • When the Mamaliga begins to thicken, cover, and cook over lower heat, for about 30 minutes, stirring periodically; do not allow Mamaliga to burn. Now you are ready for the cheese.
  • Divide the butter into 3 equal parts.
  • Divide the grated cheese into two equal parts.
  • Divide the cooked cornmeal into two equal parts.
  • To a casserole dish, add 1/3 of the butter and 1/2 of the cooked cornmeal.
  • Add an additional 1/3 of the butter, and 1/2 of the grated cheese.
  • Add second 1/2 of the cooked cornmeal, butter and cheese.
  • Top with the sour cream.
  • Bake 1 hour at 350°F.
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