This Blood Orange Polenta Cake is a true pleasure. Easy to make, easy to decorate, and easy to eat. The end result is a nutty, zesty cake with tons of flavor packed into a very simple, dense dessert.
This 30-minute vegan burst cherry tomato polenta is bound to become a weeknight staple. Rich cashew cream is woven through hot polenta. Then, the polenta is served generously topped with burst garlic-herb cherry tomatoes.
Hearty, vegetarian chickpea ragu served over creamy, goat cheese polenta. A delightfully cozy meal.
Polenta Plum Upside Down Cake is a delicious, Italian-themed confection suitable for both dessert and breakfast. The cake gets great texture from cornmeal.
Dig into a batch of these creamy, crispy polenta fries. They’re easily baked and served as a fun side dish or appetizer.
Baked polenta fries are mixed with manchego cheese to be a delicious, crispy appetizer.
This hearty, earthy mushroom ragout is served on a bed of creamy polenta and topped with a poached egg. A cozy meal we can’t get enough of.
Whip up this delicious, fresh-tasting and super colorful appetizer of polenta bites topped with chorizo and sweet tribelli peppers.
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On a cool summer night or when you just need something comforting, dig into this parmesan polenta bowl loaded with greens, leeks and a poached egg.
What’s more beautiful than a runny egg yolk? Poached or fried, a perfectly cooked egg is a fun way to lend extra richness (and protein!) to pasta dishes, rice bowls—even pizzas! These 10 recipes are sure to eliminate any notion that eggs are just for breakfast.
This polenta bake is a cozy one for sure. Slow cooking is the key to perfectly creamy and luscious polenta.
A polenta based shortcake, flavored with dried figs, raisins, pine nuts and grappa.
A simple to make, hearty meal that can be spruced up with new herbs or mushrooms when you are the mood.
Liven up your holiday spread with a rich, slow cooked sausage and mushroom dish served over creamy polenta. Finish the meal with a fudgy chocolate cake topped with Baci chocolates.
A delicious polenta cake with ground almonds that is soaked in a sweet lemon syrup and topped with smooth lemon glaze.
When thinking about a big pot of goodness, this hearty Peruvian soup should be one to put in it.
Rustic Polenta Pizza isn’t your traditional pizza. It’s a unique twist that offers new flavors and textures by a crust out of the polenta itself!
Originating in Northern Italy, polenta has gone on to have a place in cuisines around the world. While all of these recipes may not be strictly Italian, they all hint at the mother land and are too delicious to ignore.
Creamy goat cheese polenta is held in a flaky crust, topped with heirloom tomatoes, and fresh basil for the perfect summer dish that is beautiful, too.
Grilled polenta slices add smokiness to arugula, creamy burrata and a tomato-caper salad. This flavorful side is sure to be a backyard classic.
Polenta takes on a whole new personality when grilled with truffle steaks and served with zucchini salad.
A rustic Italian meal of artichokes that give a delicious earthy, smokey flavor and grilled polenta drizzled with pesto and sprinkled with capers and basil.
Learn to make the basic Gnocchi alla Romana made with semolina and authentic Parmigiano.
This simple, yet flavorful, cake highlights the richness of the olive oil, while the polenta adds a unique texture that is quite satisfying.
Ideal with a smoked sage salt or a garlic aioli, these polenta sticks are wonderfully…
A traditional polenta cake made in a special ridged tin to form its special shape. The “Polenta Love” hails from Northern Italy.
This Ricotta Almond Polenta Cake is a great take on classic Italian ingredients that everyone will love. Plus, it just so happens to be gluten free, too.
Polenta is a versatile dish to warm up on a cold winter’s night with ricotta, goat cheese, mushrooms, herbs and caramelized onions.
Add this sausage and polenta breakfast bake to your brunch routine for easy, delicious weekend eating.
Filled with vegetables, a sausage polenta bake is a perfect holiday main dish or side. With after dinner espressos, serve whole wheat chocolate hazelnut biscotti for a delicious nutty finish.
Make a new holiday dish of polenta with sausage and crispy sage. And for dessert, serve up chocolate pot de crèmes with a hint of orange and spicy cayenne.
An Italian holiday favorite, eggplant timballo is a stunning presentation for your table. Especially when served with a chili and orange chocolate polenta cake.
Serve a simple, delicious meal for your guests complete with a beautiful roast chicken, herbed polenta and carrots, and a finish of chocolate dipped cookies.
Bring everyone together this holiday season with a hearty pancetta and shrimp pasta. Finish the Italian meal with a soft orange and chocolate polenta cake.
Grilled polenta is topped with honey roasted plums, goat cheese, basil, and balsamic reduction. An elegant appetizer paired with Garnacha red or white wine.
Similar to shrimp and grits, this spicy shrimp is served over a creamy blue brie polenta for a gourmet dinner that is way easier than it looks.
A polenta loaf is sliced and grilled with peaches and is served with a peppery strawberry balsamic sauce for a sweet bite of summer.
Sliced polenta is grilled and topped with tangy dressed vegetables, sun-dried tomatoes, and succulent marinated and grilled shrimp.
Polenta cake is served with grilled fruit soaked in a raspberry vinegar and ice cream drizzled with balsamic glace and fresh basil to create sweet balance.
Creamy white beans, cherry tomatoes and polenta with red pepper flakes are ready to take on crisp broccoli rabe and a fried egg with a bursting yolk.
Spiced sautéed spinach cradles a poached egg and crispy polenta cakes replace the usual toasted English muffin for a hearty breakfast or brunch.
Served warm or cold, this Italian dish is versatile, inexpensive, and simple to prepare.
If you aren’t already hooked on fennel, this dish with polenta and a kick of spiced sausage will do the trick.
The best part of this meal is how cheap and easy it is to make in under an hour. The chicken is tender with rustic mushroom flavor and wine.
This recipe is a two day labor of love. The finished product melts in your mouth; the creamy polenta and onion jam takes the entire dish up a notch.
This ratatouille easily builds flavor in a slow cooker. Serve with chickpeas over a goat cheese-spiked polenta and top with basil for a filling meal.
This moist polenta cake is a perfect gluten-free treat. The tart raspberries cut through to the rich lemon flavor for a refreshing tea cake.
This is a full meal soup with a range of textures and flavors that makes a great dinner party centerpiece.
Polenta makes for a gluten-free “crust” in this tart-like vegetarian dinner full of unexpected flavors.
Pastry crusts are the most time consuming obstacle in making a delicious quiche — this quick and easy polenta crust solves that, and makes the whole dish gluten-free.
This savory pie is not strictly a pizza, because the chewy crusty dough is missing. However, it’s Italian to the core, featuring aromatic Pancetta, pungent Gorgonzola cheese, roasted pepper strips and pine nuts.
The basic polenta base can be a used as a base for many topping combinations. Tomato sauce, white sauce, ricotta in this case, the options are unlimited.
The total recipe will give you 4-5 maybe even more portions of polenta and salad dressing so it’s something you can keep in your fridge.
Amber Massey with a creatively healthy play on the taste of buffalo wings.
These cookies are based on lovely those classic Italian lemon polenta cookies, made a little more luxurious by the dark chocolate finish.
Joan Nova with a healthier and more Mediterranean kind of ‘fish fry’.
Even if Easter is over, lamb season is not – and these Tomato-Braised Lamb Shanks are both easy and delicious.