Cheesy pesto polenta

  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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This cheesy pesto polenta is the creamy side that you need to serve alongside your favourite slow-cooked meat, stew or casserole.
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Cheesy pesto polenta
  • 3 cup milk
  • 2 cup chicken stock
  • 2 cup polenta
  • 1 cup milk
  • 150 gram chunky basil dip
  • 1/4 cup finely grated parmesan


Cheesy pesto polenta
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    In a large saucepan, bring milk and stock to the boil. Gradually add 2 cups polenta, stirring constantly. Reduce heat; simmer, stirring, 10 minutes or until polenta thickens. Stir in an extra milk, basil dip and parmesan until cheese melts. Serve topped with extra finely grated parmesan, if desired.


This recipe is not suitable to freeze.

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