Polenta With Leeks

Recipe by Kim A. Heaphy
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 5
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash leeks well. Thinly slice white and pale green parts only.
  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt 2 tablespoons butter. Add leeks and stir. Cook covered about 10 minutes until leeks are softened, stirring occasionally.
  • Add water, broth and bay leaf. Bring to a boil and gradually whisk in the polenta.
  • Reduce heat to medium low and cook stirring almost constantly until thick.
  • and creamy, about 35 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and discard the bay leaf. Stir in the 1 tablespoon remaining butter and the Parmesan cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
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