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Polenta (Palenta) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marinka Franulovic
Added: Monday, May 4, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
800 g (1.75 lb) cornmeal
3 l (3 qt) water
salt

Directions:
Directions:
Bring water and salt to a boil. Pour cornmeal in a slow stream into the hot water while whisking vigorously to prevent lumps. Cook for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Turn off heat. Cover and let stand for 15 minutes before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6

 

 

 

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