Crispy Polenta with Cheese

Crispy Polenta with Cheese recipe by The Chiappas

Treat yourself to this Crispy Polenta with Cheese recipe, Italian street food prepared in 15 minutes. Quick and easy this makes a delightful side for a variety of main dishes.

This recipe featured on Michela’s Tuscan Kitchen which aired on Foxtel in Australia April 2016

Prep: 15 mins

Cooking: 30-40 mins

Serves: 4-5

Ingredients

To buy:

150g instant polenta

50g salted butter

250g Caciotta cheese or cheese of your choice

Optional – Balsamic Glaze (see below recipe)

Fine Salt

METHOD

PREPARE  the polenta according to packet, whisking until smooth.  It should be quite thick.

POUR  into a loaf tin or similar container and leave to cool.

TURN onto a chopping board when cool and cut into 1.5cm slices.

MELT the butter over medium heat and fry the slices for 5 minutes on each side until they have crispy edges.

SLICE the cheese and place on top of the polenta (or place it under the grill)

DRIZZLE with balsamic glaze and enjoy

Prep: 15 mins

Cooking: 30-40 mins

Serves: 4-5

Ingredients

To buy:

150g instant polenta

50g salted butter

250g Caciotta cheese or cheese of your choice

Optional – Balsamic Glaze (see below recipe)

Fine Salt

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