Recipe: Perfect Polenta With Bacon Ragu

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Polenta With Bacon Ragu.

Polenta With Bacon Ragu You can cook Polenta With Bacon Ragu using 15 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Polenta With Bacon Ragu

  1. You need 2 3/4 cup of Water.
  2. You need 1 cup of Cornmeal.
  3. It's 1 cup of Water.
  4. You need 4 tbsp of Butter (1/2 stick).
  5. Prepare 1 tbsp of Salt.
  6. You need 1/2 cup of Shredded or grated Parmesan cheese.
  7. It's of Ragu.
  8. It's 1 tsp of Olive oil.
  9. It's 3 clove of Garlic, chopped.
  10. You need 8 slice of Bacon, raw, cut into small pieces.
  11. It's 24 oz of Passata (or tomato purée).
  12. It's 2 tsp of Black pepper.
  13. It's 10 of Fresh basil leaves, chopped.
  14. It's 1 tbsp of Oregano.
  15. Prepare 4 oz of Red wine (1/2 cup).

Polenta With Bacon Ragu instructions

  1. In a frying pan with olive oil, sauté garlic until it is almost blackened, then add the bacon and continue sautéing until the bacon is crisp..
  2. Drain excess oil from pan and pour in the passata, basil, oregano, pepper and wine. Simmer on low for about 20 minutes..
  3. While the Ragu is simmering, start preparing the polenta. Begin boiling 2 3/4 cups of water..
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the corn meal and salt with the remaining cup of water..
  5. Once the water starts boiling, slowly add the cornmeal/water combo into the boiling water and stir constantly. Also add the butter. Stir constantly..
  6. Lower heat to a simmer, cover, and continue simmering for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring often. About halfway through, add the Parmesan cheese and continue stirring..
  7. Spoon the polenta into bowls and top with the bacon Ragu. Add more Parmesan cheese, if desired..
  8. Buon appetito!.