Polenta flan with Gorgonzola cheese is a tribute to one of the most famous Northern Italian dish.
Polenta is a traditional Italian dish, made from ground corn (corn meal). Born in Northern Italy, it belongs to the so-called “poor Italian cuisine”, made of simple, quality, genuine food. Polenta is a versatile, gluten free dish, cheap and easy to cook. It can be served with cheese, vegetables or tomato sauce.
This Polenta flan with Gorgonzola cheese is a very tasty idea, you can serve both warm or cold.
Polenta flan with Gorgonzola cheese: Ingredients
1 liter (4.2 cups) water
Pinch of sea salt
300 g (11 oz) ground corn, corn meal, precooked for polenta
3 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
80 g (3 oz) Gorgonzola cheese
Polenta flan with Gorgonzola cheese: Method
- In a saucepan, boil salted water. Add the pre-cooked polenta and cook according to the instructions in the package (about 10 minutes).
- Pour the polenta into the ramekins, oiled or covered with baking paper. Add the Gorgonzola, cut into cubes and cover and cover with another spoonful of polenta.
- Bake at 180°C (350°F/gas 4) for 30 minutes.