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Gluten-free creamy polenta

Creamy gluten free grain corn polenta

Looking for a gluten free polenta recipe? Look no further!

Yield: 4 servings

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes


  • Ground polenta – 400g
  • Vegetable stock – 3L (13 cups)
  • 10% Cream- 500ml (2 cups)
  • Unsalted butter – 100g (1/2 cup)
  • Shallots – 3 minced
  • Double smoked bacon – 100g minced (about 5 slices)
  • Garlic cloves – 2 minced
  • Bay leaf – 1
  • Olive oil – 2 tbsp
  • Rosemary – 1 sprig minced
  • Kosher salt – to taste
  • Cracked pepper – to taste


  1. In a heavy bottom pot, sweat off 3 minced shallots, garlic and minced bacon in 2tbsp of olive oil
  2. Deglaze with 100ml white wine, reduce by 2/3rd
  3. Add the vegetable stock and bring to a simmer. Once simmering, whisk in the ground polenta and reduce the heat to a light simmer
  4. Add the bay leaf and minced rosemary and simmer
  5. If the polenta begins to get too stiff, add 100ml of water or stock at a time until the desired consistency is achieved keep in mind, you will be adding some cream to finish as well
  6. Once the polenta has had a chance to simmer (about 20 mins) finish with light cream, salt and freshly cracked pepper and it’s ready to go!