15+ Polenta Recipes

These Italian-style grits are fresh, fun, and perfect for any time of day.
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Fried Polenta with Chorizo

fried polenta with chorizo

You'll never serve another appetizer again. 

Recipe: Try our Fried Polenta with Chorizo

Vegetarian Pumpkin Polenta with Spinach & White Beans

vegetarian pumpkin polenta with spinach and white beans

Keep these in your arsenal for when autumn comes around. 

Recipe: Try our Vegetarian Pumpkin Polenta with Spinach & White Beans

Polenta Lasagna

polenta lasagna

This lasagna is packed to perfection with artichoke hearts, cremini mushrooms, mozzarella, roasted peppers, and tomatoes, all between layers of fried polenta. 

Recipe: Try our Polenta Lasagna

Beef Polenta Pie

beef-polenta pie

This pie is kinda like a 7-layer dip, and we are kinda obsessed.

Recipe: Try our Beef Polenta Pie

Breakfast Polenta

Breakfast Polenta

Yes, you can enjoy this ingredient in the morning, too! Sprinkle on berries and honey for an extra-thick take on oatmeal. 

Recipe: Try our Breakfast Polenta

Italian Braised Pork & Polenta

Italian Braised Pork & Polenta

Garnishing this dish with shaved Parmesan enhances the savory flavors. 

Recipe: Try our Italian Braised Pork & Polenta

Eggs with Polenta & Pancetta

Eggs with Polenta & Pancetta

Polenta, pancetta, perfection!

Recipe: Try our Eggs with Polenta & Pancetta

Ratatouille Polenta Bowl

Ratatouille Polenta Bowl

With a dish this colorful, it must be delicious! 

Recipe: Try our Ratatouille Polenta Bowl

Pork “Parm” with Polenta & Marinara Sauce

pork parm with polenta marinara sauce

Pro tip: Stock the rest of your marinara in the freezer so you have a stash whenever you need it.

Recipe: Try our Pork “Parm” with Polenta & Marinara Sauce

Polenta Bolognese Bowl with Spinach Salad

ploenta bolognese bowl with spinach salad

Make this dish with turkey meatballs for a super-quick weeknight dinner.

Recipe: Try our Polenta Bolognese Bowl with Spinach Salad

Breakfast Polenta Bowl

breakfast polenta bowl

Serve this at brunch, and your friends will love you forever. 

Recipe: Try our Breakfast Polenta Bowl

Puttanesca Polenta Bites

Puttanesca Polenta Bites

Tomatoes, capers and red onion top these bite-sized appetizers.

Recipe: Try our Puttanesca Polenta Bites

Creamy Chicken with Soft Polenta

Creamy Chicken with Soft Polenta

If ever there were a dish that perfectly encapsulates comfort food, it's this dish. Mushrooms, peas, squash, chicken, onion, and polenta will make you feel warm, cozy, and very full on a chilly weekend night. 

Recipe: Try our Creamy Chicken with Soft Polenta

Pepper & Onion Polenta

Pepper & Onion Polenta

Add a little pep(per) to your morning routine!

Recipe: Try our Pepper & Onion Polenta

Stewed Greens with Creamy, Cheesy Polenta

Stewed Greens with Creamy, Cheesy Polenta

Creamy, cheesy deliciousness—adding Tuscan Kale, makes it healthy, right?

Recipe: Try our Stewed Greens with Creamy, Cheesy Polenta

Lamb Stew with Polenta

Lamb Stew with Polenta

This recipe puts your Dutch oven to work.

Recipe: Try our Lamb Stew with Polenta

Cola-Braised Short Ribs with Polenta

cola braised short ribs with polenta

Balsamic vinegar is the surprise finishing ingredient that brings this dish to new heights.

Recipe: Try our Cola-Braised Short Ribs with Polenta

Brisket & Polenta Salad

brisket polenta salad

Cook up a big batch of brisket, and freeze some for later. Future you will be grateful! 

Recipe: Try our Brisket & Polenta Salad

Chicken & Mushrooms with Taleggio Polenta

Chicken & Mushrooms with Taleggio Polenta

Nutmeg is the secret ingredient that adds a nutty, warm, and slightly sweet flavor to this dish.

Recipe: Try our Chicken & Mushrooms with Taleggio Polenta