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Fine Instant Polenta

Fine Instant Polenta is pre-cooked, finely ground yellow cornmeal that requires significantly less cooking time than traditional polenta. Popular in Italian cooking, polenta is typically simmered to make a mush or porridge.

  • A great vehicle for other flavors

  • Very quick cooking

  • Can be served creamy or allowed to set up, then baked, sautéed, grilled or fried

  • Naturally gluten free

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    Price: $8.95
    $0.78 / Ounce

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    Suggested uses

  • Season with herbs, spices, sautéed mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes or garlic to make a delicious side dish or entrée

  • Cooked polenta can be allowed to set up, then sliced and baked, sautéed, grilled or fried for a delicious variation

  • Try frying strips of polenta and serving them with marinara sauce for a unique variation on French fries

  • Serve hot and topped with maple syrup for breakfast

  • Basic prep

    Bring 4 cups water or stock to boil. Very slowly whisk in 1 cup polenta. Whisk while simmering for 3 minutes, until very thick. Pour in greased loaf pan, and chill 2 hours. Slice and prepare as desired.

    Storage & handling

    Store in a dry, cool place.


    Degermed yellow corn meal.

    Classic recipe

    Morel Mushroom Polenta

    This side dish showcases the rich, earthy, buttery flavor of our Morel Mushrooms as well as the versatility of Italian Style Coarse Polenta. After cooking, the polenta is chilled, sliced, topped with butter and cheese and baked until slightly crispy, giving it a wonderful texture and presentation.