Instant Pot Cheesy Polenta Squares

It is a very easy snack with exquisite taste and pleasant aroma. It is usually cooked in America but is loved all over the world.

Instant Pot Cheesy Polenta Squares
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Course: snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheesy Polenta Squares, parmesan cheese, yellow cornmeal
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 16
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • Add water and salt in the inner pot of instant pot.
  • When the water is boiled, add 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter and stir continuously. Now, slowly add the cornmeal, stirring continuously.
  • Close the lid and set the instant pot to medium heat.
  • Press the “Manual” button and cook for about 10 minutes on HIGH pressure.
  • Release the pressure naturally through the steam vent and open the lid.
  • Stir in Parmesan cheese and ½ cup unsalted butter.
  • Add in salt and black pepper and keep the mixture aside to cool down.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and spread the polenta mixture on the baking dish.
  • Bake uncovered for 25 minutes till golden brown and cut in squares when done.
  • Dish out and serve hot. 
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