Baked polenta with olives and Parmesan cheese

Prep Time: 10
Servings: 8
Cooking Time: 40
  • 900.00ml - water
  • 15.00ml - butter
  • 2.50ml - salt
  • 250.00ml - polenta
  • 45.00ml - Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 125.00ml - black olives, pitted and chopped
  • 2.00ml - black pepper to taste
Oven temperature: 180°C

1. Place the water, butter and salt in a large saucepan and bring to the boil. Use a whisk to gradually beat the polenta into the simmering water. Simmer for 20-30 minutes over a low heat while stirring continuously. The polenta will start to pull away from the sides of the saucepan.
2. Stir in the Parmesan cheese and olives and season with black pepper. Place the polenta in a greased ovenproof dish and bake for about 10 minutes in a preheated oven. Cut into cubes and serve with braaied meat or a stew such as coq au vin. It is also delicious served with lamb shanks.

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