Fried Polenta with Enchilada sauce and Cheese

Fried Polenta With Enchilada Sauce And Cheese Recipe

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Karen Phares


I do not have a picture of this dish. You can also make it with out the meat.
Prep time is not that long, but it includes time polenta is in frig.


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2 Hr
45 Min
Pan Fry


  • 4 c
  • 1 c
    yellow corn meal
  • 1 lb
    hamburger (opintional)
  • 1 can(s)
    enchilada sauce (small 6oz can)
  • 1 c
    cheese, shredded ( your favorite)
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 can(s)
    4 oz can of mild chopped green chili's

How to Make Fried Polenta with Enchilada sauce and Cheese


  1. Boil 3 cups of water and 1 teaspoon of salt
  2. Mix 1 cup of cold water and 1 cup of yellow corn meal together
  3. Pour water an corn meal mixed in to boiling water slowly. Stir as you pour into boiling water.
  4. Turn heat to low after mixture is in the water.
    *** electric stoves turn heat down just before you pour the mixture into water **
    Stir until it thickens.
    Turn stove to simmer, cover an simmer about 5 mins.
  5. Pour mixture into loaf pan, let sit for about half hour. then place in the frig for an hour or until you are ready to cook dinner.
  6. When ready to fix dinner, brown Hamburger. Drain oil from it as much as you can.
  7. I add about 2 tablespoons of the green chili's to the meat, and stir.
  8. Take Polenta ( cornmeal) from frig an tip out of dish onto cutting board. Cut into 1/4 inches slices.
  9. place slices in flour to coat. Place slices in fry pan with small amount of hot oil......Fry each side until golden brown.
  10. Place single layer of Fried cornmeal slices into a 9x13 backing dish.
  11. Pour Hamburger on the top of fried cornmeal spread to cover.
  12. Pour can of Enchilada Sauce evenly over Hamburger an Polenta (cornmeal)
  13. Sprinkle Cheese on top. Place in Broiler until Cheese is melted. And serve.. place left over green chiles on table to be use as each person wants.

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About Fried Polenta with Enchilada sauce and Cheese

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #polenta

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