Creamy Corn Polenta

Jen Smallwood


corny, cheesey polenta - what's not to love...


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/2 c
    ricotta cheese
  • 3 Tbsp
    grated parmigiano reggiano or smoked mozzarella cheese
  • 2 c
    chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 c
    fresh corn kernels, can use frozen corn -thawed out
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    fresh or 1/2 tsp. dried thyme, optional
  • 1/4 tsp
    sea salt

How to Make Creamy Corn Polenta


  1. Blend ricotta and parmigiano in a small bowl and set aside.

    In a heavy saucepan, bring the stock to a boil. Using a wire whisk, slowly add polenta in a thin stream, stirring constantly to prevent lumps. Reduce heat to low and cook for a couple of minutes, whisking often, until the polenta reaches the consistency of thick mush.

    Stir in the corn kernels, and continue cooking and stirring until the corn is tender-crisp,

    3 to 5 min.

    Remove from heat and stir in the ricotta mixture, butter, and thyme if desired.

    Taste for seasoning and add salt as needed.

    Serve immediately.

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About Creamy Corn Polenta

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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