Polenta and Mushroom Easy Dinner


Polenta and Mushrooms




½ cup ground cornmeal

2 cups water or milk

1-2 T butter

¼ cup grated parmesan cheese

1 tsp kosher salt



Shitake or any mushroom of your choice

1 T olive oil/butter

salt to taste



  1. Boil water in a heavy bottomed sauce pan
  2. Once the water is boiling add the cornmeal in slowly and whisk until smooth
  3. While cornmeal mixture is cooking sauté mushrooms in a pan with oil and cook until soft. About 10 minutes. Add salt to taste. Set aside.
  4. Let the cornmeal cook until soft and smooth. Continue whisking if it gets lumpy. About 6 minutes
  5. When the cornmeal is smooth and not gritty add in the butter and whisk until melted.
  6. Pour cooked polenta into a bowl, top with mushrooms and cheese and salt to taste.
  7. Enjoy!



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