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5 from 2 votes

Instant pot creamy polenta

Want to learn how to make polenta in instant pot? This delicious creamy polenta recipe is so easy to cook and your whole family will love it as is or as a side dish to their favorite meals.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: instant pot polenta
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 269kcal


  • instant pot


  • 6 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cup polenta coarse ground
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Add water, polenta and salt in to the pot. Stir it well with a wooden spoon, close and lock the lid. Cook it in MANUAL high pressure for 10 minutes, quick release.
  • Carefully open the lid. Add Parmesan cheese and butter. Stir very well and serve immediately. Add toppings if desired (chicken, mushrooms, extra parmesan...)



Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 656mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 404IU | Calcium: 194mg | Iron: 1mg