Super Cheesy Polenta (Rice Cooker)

Lee Thayer


Delicious side dish for any meal.

I used my small rice cooker for this, a simple cook and warm model which is perfect.


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4 servings as a side
10 Min
20 Min
Rice Cooker


  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, more for serving
  • 1/2
    onion, diced
  • 1 clove
    garlic, smashed and minced
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt, or as desired
  • 1/2 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper

How to Make Super Cheesy Polenta (Rice Cooker)


  1. Place butter, onion, and garlic in your rice cooker pot, set the cooker to Cook setting. Cook until onion is soft and translucent, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes or so.
  2. Add chicken broth, milk, cornmeal, and salt, stir.
  3. Cover and cook one full cycle, stirring occasionally, until the cornmeal has absorbed the liquid, about 20 minutes.
  4. When the cooker switches to Warm, add cheeses and black pepper, stir until cheese is melted.
  5. Serve with a pat of butter on the top as a delicious side dish.

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About Super Cheesy Polenta (Rice Cooker)

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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