Creamy Polenta with Stewed Mushrooms

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a side dish or in lieu of a pasta course
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Peace, Love, and Pasta: Simple and Elegant Recipes from a Chef's Home Kitchen

By Scott Conant

Published 2021

  • About

This is the dish that got me married: It’s what I made to woo Mel because it’s simply irresistible; after Pasta Pomodoro and short ribs, this is the most-requested, most-ordered dish of any menu I’ve ever written. The richness of the mushrooms combined with the creaminess of the polenta is decadent, eye popping, and almost naughty—like food shouldn’t be this good. You’ll know you’ve gotten it right if people swoon when th