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Italian Style Baked Polenta

Coarse ground cornmeal is cooked, seasoned and then baked with a host of delicious herbs, bell peppers and onions to make a delicious small meal or side dish.

Italian Style Baked Polenta
Italian Style Baked Polenta

Makes 8 servings


1 cup coarse ground whole grain cornmeal (I used Bob's Red Mill coarse stone-ground but any medium or coarse ground cornmeal will work)

4 cups water

1 1/2 tsp salt (for low sodium diet, reduce salt to 1/2 tsp or omit altogether)

1/2 tsp pepper

2 tsp onion powder

2 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp dried parsley flakes

1 tsp leaf oregano

1/2 tsp dried basil