Cheesy Sage Polenta

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recipe by Tenina Holder

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The perfect accompaniment to anything that requires something creamy and dense to mop up the flavour of your main dish. Add more butter, sage & cheese. I use vegetable stock in this recipe, but you can use any liquid stock of choice.

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recipe updated May 26, 2020


  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    70 g (about ¼ cup)
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    100 g (about ¾ cup)
  • Mozzarella cheese icon
    Mozzarella cheese
    100 g (about ¾)
  • Fresh sage icon
    Fresh sage
    ¼ cup (about 8.4 g)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    2 tsp (about 13 g)
  • Umami paste icon
    Umami paste
    60 g (about 3 ⅜ tbsp)
  • Polenta icon
    200 g (about 1 ¼ cups)
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    400 g (about 1 ¾ cups)
  • Fresh sage icon
    Fresh sage
    as needed
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    as needed


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  • kCook icon Medium bowl
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Step preview

  1. Add parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese and fresh sage to the TM5 bowl
  2. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  3. Mix - approx 10 sec, speed 10
  4. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to medium bowl
  5. Add sea salt, umami paste, polenta and vegetable stock to the TM5 bowl
  6. Cook - approx 8 min, 100°C, speed 4
  7. Transfer cheese mixture to TM5 bowl
  8. Add unsalted butter to the TM5 bowl
  9. Blend - approx 1 min, speed 4
  10. Serve immediately
  11. Garnish with fresh sage
  12. Add unsalted butter to the TM5 bowl
  13. Yum!
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