Creamy Bacon and Corn Polenta

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Polenta is to Italians what mashed potatoes are to the British.

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Creamy Bacon and Corn Polenta

Polenta is to Italians what mashed potatoes are to the British.
Servings 4 people
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins

Ingredients

  • cup cream polenta
  • cups milk
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 packet bacon
  • 1 medium can of sweet corn drained

Instructions

  • Place the bacon on a baking sheet and place in the oven at 190oc for around ten minutes until crisp, or cut into pieces and fry until crisp. Set aside on kitchen paper. 
  • Mix the milk, water some salt and pepper in a medium saucepan and bring to the boil. Turn down the heat to a simmer and gradually whisk in the polenta. 
    Cook over a low heat until thick and creamy. 
    Bacon and Corn Polenta Home Cooking with Julie Neville
  • Stir in the butter and the parmesan cheese. 
    Bacon and Corn Polenta Home Cooking with Julie Neville
  • Tip in the can of drained sweet corn and finally stir in the bacon pieces. 
  • Pour into a serving bowl and top with a few last pieces of bacon and a little more parmesan. 
    Bacon and Corn Polenta Home Cooking with Julie Neville
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: British
Keyword: polenta, side dishes

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