Polenta

1 cup cornmeal
4 cups water

Bring water to boil in large pot.
Mix in cornmeal stirring continuously bring heat to a simmer.
Add salt to taste. Cover and let simmer for approx 45 min. Stir every 2-3 minutes. The mixture will become very thick.

Can be served hot. Top w a stew or veggies.

Also can be served cool:
Place cooked polenta in a square glass bowl. Let cool and then refrigerate for an hour. The polenta will come right out of the bowl in the square shape. Cut into bite sized pieces.

Baked:
Follow the directions for cold polenta, cut into 1/4 inch strips. Place on baking tray lined w parchment paper. Cook at 300 degrees F for 10 minutes, or until the polenta has a crispy egde. Serve inside sandwiches, or topped w a salsa.

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