Dish Type | Polenta is such a versatile staple, and Chowhounds know every which way to enjoy it, from fried triangles to soft, cheesy, grits-like bowls. Discuss where to find great polenta on menus and talk about cooking techniques and recipes.

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What Is the Difference Between Grits and Polenta?
What's the Difference

What Is the Difference Between Grits and Polenta?

Recipes for grits and polenta look almost identical. Bring a liquid (water, milk, or chicken stock...

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Polenta Recipes

Eggplant and Mushroom Polenta Bake 338 Saves

Eggplant and Mushroom Polenta Bake

A vegetarian main dish with a filling of thick, chunky eggplant, mushrooms, and tomato sauce covered...

Red Flint Polenta 12 Saves

Red Flint Polenta

A recipe for Italian heirloom red flint polenta, whole-grain cornmeal that's delicious simmered slowly...

Polenta Pizzas 9 Saves

Polenta Pizzas

Erin Gleeson's recipe for polenta pizza with onions and walnuts

Polenta 30 Saves


An easy polenta recipe. You will need water, salt, polenta, butter, and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.

Pancetta and Hominy Polenta 101 Saves

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Polenta too coarse?

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Polenta question

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Grits Versus Polenta

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