Polenta, a staple of Northern Italian cuisine, is traditionally made by adding cornmeal to boiling salted water and stirring with a wooden spoon until your biceps aches! You can achieve the same results by letting your Instant Pot® do all of the work for you! We like to serve this topped with browned Italian sausage and pork ribs that have simmered in a sauce made with onions, garlic, basil and tomato sauce until the ribs are falling off the bone-tender! Serve with additional cheese, if desired. Delizioso!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
5 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Whisk water, polenta, and salt together in a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®). Close and lock the lid. Select Porridge setting according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 10 minutes. Allow 5 to 10 minutes for pressure to build.

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  • Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Add butter and cream. Whisk until polenta is smooth and lump-free. Stir in Parmigiano-Reggiano and Pecorino Romano cheeses and whisk until melted and well combined.

Nutrition Facts

376 calories; protein 14.2g 28% DV; carbohydrates 31.8g 10% DV; fat 21.6g 33% DV; cholesterol 60.7mg 20% DV; sodium 1059.6mg 42% DV. Full Nutrition

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