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Polenta with Cheese

  1. In a pot bring to boiling water and milk with a handful of flour.
  2. Add the salt and then sprinkle lightly the flour in it, stirring vigorously to avoid the formation of lumps.
  3. Boil for about 50 minutes, stirring constantly so as not to make it thicken (if you use the instant polenta you need about 4-5 minutes).
  4. In a small saucepan melt and fry over low heat the butter.
  5. When almost cooked, add the cheese to the polenta and melt perfectly mixing.
  6. Serve hot and add the desired amount of melted butter.


Source: Biella Chamber of Commerce


  • Ingredients (for 4 or 5 people):
  • 350 g of cornmill flour for polenta (it is possible to use also the instant polenta)
  • 1 l of milk
  • 1,5 l of water
  • 200 g of Toma cheese, sliced
  • 100 g of Fontina or fontal cheese, sliced
  • 100 g of butter
  • Salt to taste

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