Cheesy Polenta

Bonnecaze Farms
This makes a hearty side meal with any type of meat or vegetable entree.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Southern
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 Cups Whole Milk (Any milk is acceptable)
  • 2 Cups Water
  • 1 ½ tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1 Cup Papa Tom’s Stone Ground Polenta
  • ½ Tbsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 4 Tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 4 oz Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Grated


  • In a large pot over medium-high heat, bring milk, water, and salt to a boil. Gradually whisk in polenta.
  • Reduce heat to low, and cover. Cook 20 minutes, until creamy, lifting the lid and stirring every 3 or 4 minutes to prevent sticking.
  • Remove pot from stove, stir in pepper and butter. Gradually stir in cheese. Serve.

Papa Tom’s Stone Ground Polenta can be purchased here!