Mamaliga Cu Smantana – Romanian Polenta & Sour Cream

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Mamaliga Cu Smantana – Romanian Polenta & Sour Cream
Categories: Romainian, Cheese, Grain, Euro, Ethnic, Side dish
Yield: 6 servings

4 c  Milk
3 1/2 tb Unsalted butter
2 c  Quick-cooking cornmeal
Kosher salt & black pepper to taste
1 c  Feta cheese crumbled fine
1 c  Sour cream

Butter a pie dish then  set aside.
Bring milk & butter to a boil in a 4-qt. saucepan over high heat.
Add corn meal, salt & pepper while you whisk constantly.
Cook for 5-6 mins. until thickened & corn meal is cooked through.
Stir in 1/2 of feta then transfer to a greased 9″ pie dish.
Allow to cool until set.
Top with remaining feta then garnish with sour cream before serving.

ORIGIN: Anna Rolusescu, Bucharest-Romanian, circa 1999

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