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Creamy Polenta

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  • 8 ServingsServings


  • 1 cup cornmeal or polenta
  • 1 cup grated gruyere or Swiss cheese
  • 8 ounce crème fraiche or sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper


In a medium saucepan, bring 3 cups of water to a boil. Whisk in polenta, stirring constantly to avoid lumps. Cook for 20 to 25 minutes or until thickened and soft. Remove from heat and stir in cheese, crème fraiche, salt and pepper. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve immediately.