Rice Cooker Super Cheesy Polenta


Simple and easy!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • ½ onion, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 cup chicken broth

  • 1 cup milk

  • ½ cup polenta

  • ¼ teaspoon salt, or more to taste

  • 2 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 2 ounces shredded Parmesan cheese

  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. Place butter, onion, and garlic in rice cooker; close lid and turn on cooker. Cook until onion is soft and translucent, stirring occasionally, 10 to 15 minutes. Add chicken broth, milk, polenta, and salt. Cover and cook on full cycle, stirring occasionally, until polenta has absorbed the liquid, about 20 minutes. Add Cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese, and black pepper; stir until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

297 Calories
18g Fat
21g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 297
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 22%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 940mg 41%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 7mg 37%
Calcium 371mg 29%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 150mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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