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Catholic Recipe: Corn Meal


  • 4 cups water, divided
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup corn meal
  • Details

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: Italy

Also Called: Polenta


Place 2 1/2 cups salted water in top of double boiler over direct heat. Bring to boil. Combine corn meal with remaining water. Add to boiling water. Stir mixture over low heat until boiling. Place top of double boiler over boiling water. Cover. Cook 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve hot. Yield, 4 servings

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965
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