Friends, meet quick cooking polenta, this bad boy will change your life! If you’re looking for an awesome starch option that can easily replace rice or pasta polenta (corn meal) is it. The corn meal is gluten free & super easy to make. You’ll have a delicious, hearty base in just minutes, & if that wasn’t good enough I’ve upped the ante by adding goat cheese to this recipe. Yes, creamy, decadent goat cheese. Are you drooling right now? Because just thinking about goat cheese makes me hungry, I love it! I also love this Goat Cheese Polenta recipe, which I typically enjoy topped with a chickpea marinata sauce, veggie ragu or eggplant ragu. A delicious, hearty, satisfying meal you can have on the table in no time at all. Let’s get started!
Ingredients (makes 4 servings)
4 cups vegetable stock
2 cups water
1 3/4 cups quick cooking polenta
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese
Salt & pepper to taste
In a saucepan, bring the vegetable stock & water to a boil with a pinch of salt. Once liquids have reached a boil begin pouring in the polenta, constantly stirring. Reduce heat to low & continue to stir until the polenta thickens, about 4 – 6 minutes. Turn off the heat, add the butter, goat cheese, salt & pepper to taste & you’re done!
Spoon the Goat Cheese Polenta into a bowl, top with your favorite sauce & sprinkle some goat cheese on top for extra creaminess. Buen provecho!