Mexican Polenta
By :Jill Nussinow
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Votes: 2
Rating: 3
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Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Side Dishes
Duration 15-30 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Corn Meal, Herbs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
3-6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup green onion sliced, one whole bunch
  • 2 teaspoons garlic minced
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups Water boiling
  • 1 cup corn meal grits
  • 1/4 cup cilantro fresh, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Difficulty Easy
Browse Category Side Dishes
Duration 15-30 min
Cooking Technique Pressure Cook
Main Ingredient Corn Meal, Herbs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
3-6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup green onion sliced, one whole bunch
  • 2 teaspoons garlic minced
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups Water boiling
  • 1 cup corn meal grits
  • 1/4 cup cilantro fresh, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Votes: 2
Rating: 3
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Instructions
  1. In your Instant Pot on the sauté function, sauté the green onion and minced garlic until fragrant (approximately 2-4 minutes), only adding a small amount of water as needed.
  2. Add in the vegetable broth, boiling water, corn meal, cilantro, and spices. Stir to mix.
  3. Lock the lid in place and set to cook on Manual at high pressure for 5 minutes.
  4. After 5 minutes is up, allow for a natural pressure release for 10 minutes. Quick release any remaining pressure after 10 minutes.
  5. Stir and serve as is, or place into a glass dish (or dishes) to set! Enjoy!
4 replies
  1. Instant Pot
    Instant Pot says:

    Hi Lynda, thank you for your feedback. Ensure you de-glaze your inner pot after sauteing the onions and garlic prior to starting any other cooking process as any residual particles may cause burning.

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