|Corn||1 Cup (16 tbs), finely ground|
|Water/Stock||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Tomato sauce||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Grated cheese||4 Tablespoon|
Polenta is made from finely ground corn, and makes a nourishing and satisfying meal when greens are in short supply.
One pound of meal will serve 6 people.
Use in the proportion of 1 cup meal to about 3 cups water or stock.
Mix meal with sufficient water to make a paste, then pour into a pan with boiling, salted water or stock.
Cook gently for 45 minutes, When ready it will be the con- sistency of thick puree.
Pour, on to a platter in a 3/8 inch layer.
Make a thick tomato sauce and pour over the meal and top with grated cheese.
Serve in slices.
If any Polenta is left over, it is grilled in squares to reheat, browning only the undersides.