Polenta with sausage ragout

Polenta recipes

A fine, corn-based, storecupboard grain that can be served creamy, set into pieces and fried, or baked in cakes.

15 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Creamy and hearty, polenta makes a great alternative to mashed potatoes or pasta- serve topped with a tomato-based sauce flavoured with rosemary

35 mins
Easy
114 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Give your dessert an Italian flavour with this moist and fruity polenta cake

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
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7 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Parmesan polenta topped with a rich mushroom mix and melting Taleggio cheese makes for a vegetarian main with a difference

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Soak chicken thighs and drumsticks in buttermilk, then coat in paprika and cayenne batter and fry. Serve with homemade southern-style bread

1 hr and 40 mins
More effort
24 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This gluten-free, flourless citrus cake is made using polenta and ground almonds. Serve with lemon drizzle icing and creamy mascarpone for an indulgent dessert

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
36 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Give your sponge an Italian twist with Jane Hornby's easy-to-make polenta cake

45 mins
Easy
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Wrap ready-made polenta in Italian ham and bake for a stylish, dippable party bite

45 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Delicious, comforting and ready in five minutes

5 mins
Easy
5 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

This alternative supper uses Italian ground cornmeal as a base for meatballs and veggies

40 mins
Easy
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Ideal for those on wheat-free or gluten-free diets

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Add this unusual, creamy stuffing to your Christmas banquet this year

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
39 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Try this delicious chicken, tomato, rosemary and polenta recipe - gluten free and ready in just 30 minutes

30 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
9 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This show-stopping vegetarian main will dazzle dinner party guests and it's special enough to serve on Christmas Day

3 hrs and 40 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

The gluten-free golden yellow cornmeal creates a crispy coating to cover a ham, pea, potato and mint filling- perfect with salad for lunch

45 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
30 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

These cupcakes are little portions of perfection and are great to share with friends

35 mins
Easy
5 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Polenta can be a little bland, but pack it with flavours like cheese and chilli and it’s delicious

3 hrs
Easy
Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

These crowd pleasing pesto burgers and polenta chips are light and combine great Mediterranean flavours

30 mins
Easy
40 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Polenta (sometimes called fine cornmeal) gives this cake its yellow colour and soft texture

55 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

The secret to this tart is its cheesy, crisp polenta crust. Fabulous warm or cold and perfect for picnics

1 hr and 10 mins
More effort
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Goose fat, vegetable oil and polenta - the secrets to the perfect roast potatoes every time

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
6 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

A gluten-free light bake that uses polenta in place of flour and orange blossom to flavour a drizzle syrup

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Use up unripe green tomatoes as well as ripe fruit from your tomato plants with this simple, healthy recipe

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Heart-healthy salmon is ideal for a dinner party. Use pre-cooked polenta to make this main course recipe even easier

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

For a twist on a favourite side dish, coat parsnips in corn and grated Italian cheese to ensure a tasty, crunchy finish

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
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