Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis
Episode: Friend in Town
Total:
20 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
10 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 8 cups water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, plus more to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups quick-cooking polenta (pre-cooked maize meal)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 cups arugula, coarsely chopped
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan, optional

Directions

Combine the water and salt in a heavy large saucepan. Bring the water to a boil over high heat. Gradually whisk in the polenta. Decrease the heat to medium-low. Stir constantly until polenta thickens, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and arugula, and stir until the arugula is wilted. Stir in the butter, cream, and cheese, if using. Season the polenta, to taste, with salt and pepper.

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis
Episode: Friend in Town

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