Oven Baked Creamy Cheese Polenta Recipe

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Scarlett Vargas Modified: March 22, 2022
Oven Baked Creamy Cheese Polenta Recipe

How To Make Oven Baked Creamy Cheese Polenta

Bake this creamy cheese polenta for a perfect side to any dish! It’s loaded with cheesy goodness, and made with just a few ingredients.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 50 minutes
Total: 55 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 6cupswater
  • cupspolenta,or yellow cornmeal
  • 2tspkosher salt
  • ¼tspfresh ground black pepper
  • 3tbspbutter
  • ¾cupheavy cream,or whole milk
  • ¾cupsharp cheddar cheese,grated

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Add 6 cups of water into a Dutch oven. Stir in the polenta, salt, pepper, and butter.

  3. Bake uncovered for 40 minutes.

  4. Add in the cream and cheese, then stir to combine.

  5. Bake for an additional 10 minutes, then stir until incorporated.

  6. Serve garnished with more cheddar cheese, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 274.55kcal
  • Fat: 17.28g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.34g
  • Trans Fat: 0.32g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.66g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.89g
  • Carbohydrates: 24.24g
  • Fiber: 1.17g
  • Sugar: 1.13g
  • Protein: 5.58g
  • Cholesterol: 54.64mg
  • Sodium: 568.29mg
  • Calcium: 106.22mg
  • Potassium: 70.52mg
  • Iron: 0.36mg
  • Vitamin A: 163.94µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.13mg
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