There are many different types of polenta, including instant - don't buy instant . A good polenta will take 40 minutes to cook.
Store polenta grain in an airtight container in a cool cupboard or in the fridge - It will keep for 6 months.
Tips & Tricks:
Polenta with cheese and vegetables cooked through it makes a great after-school snack for the kids.
Nutrition content refers to one cup of cooked polenta.
Polenta can be served wet or dry - wet polenta served with parmesan and a drizzle of olive oil is good with recipes with lots of juice (ie mushrooms, tomato sauce) and grilled with a crust is delicious with roast vegetables, sauces or as an accompaniment to a light lunch.