Instant Pot Polenta Recipe


Instant Pot Polenta Recipe

How To Make Instant Pot Polenta

You won't have to slave over a stove if you have this Instant Pot polenta recipe. You just have to mix and let your appliance do all the work.

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 30 mins


  • cup polenta, (not quick-cooking)
  • Kosher salt
  • ½ cup Parmesan, grated
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter


  1. Whisk the polenta, 6 cups of water, and 2½ teaspoons of salt together in the insert of a 6-quart Instant Pot® until combined. Turn the pot to the saute setting and bring to a boil.

  2. Whisk well, then follow the manufacturer's guide for locking the lid and preparing to cook. Set to pressure cook on High setting for 10 minutes.

  3. After the pressure cook cycle is complete, follow the manufacturer's guide for quick release and wait until the quick release cycle is complete. Be careful of any remaining steam and unlock and remove the lid. Whisk the polenta until smooth.
  4. Whisk in the Parmesan, then the butter. Cover with the lid and set on warm setting until ready to serve.


  • Sugar: 1g
  • :
  • Calcium: 101mg
  • Calories: 230kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 32g
  • Cholesterol: 21mg
  • Fat: 8g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 64mg
  • Protein: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 135mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 325IU
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