Savory Crispy Polenta

Recipe by BigShotsMom
READY IN: 59mins
SERVES: 4-6
YIELD: 1 dish
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease and flour 8x8 or 7x11 baking dish.
  • Carmelize the onions in 1-2 tablespoons of oil. Do not allow to burn. Set aside.
  • Stir cornmeal and salt into 1 cup warm water. Add 1 cup boiling water and bring to a boil over medium heat stirring constantly. Lower temperature and continue stirring until the consistency of heavy batter.
  • Remove from heat and stir in 2/3 of the onions and 3/4 of the cheese. Mix well.
  • Pour into baking dish and smooth to level. Top with reserved onions and cheese. Drizzle remaining olive oil over top. Sprinkle with freshly grated black pepper and red pepper flakes.
  • Bake 40-45 minutes or until top is golden and sides have pulled away from dish.
  • Allow to sit for 10 minutes to set, then cut into servings.
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