Polenta with Mont d'Or


Polenta with Mont d'Or
This recipe offers you a way to make polenta that will turn out creamy, with the woody notes of the Mont d'Or.
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Last modified on: January 5th 2022

Keywords for this recipe:Mont d'orCheesePolentaFranche-comtéCreamyWoody
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PreparationRestingStart to finish
21 min.10 min.31 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 15 min.
Polenta with Mont d'Or : Photo of step #1
Prepare 700 g Polenta the usual way.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
Polenta with Mont d'Or : Photo of step #2
When it is ready, add 250 g Mont d'Or cheese in pieces. The best way is to take spoonfuls straight from the box.

There is no need to leave the rind of the Mont d'Or. Also, scraping everything around the edge next to the spruce band adds to the woody flavour.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
Polenta with Mont d'Or : Photo of step #3
Cover and leave to rest for 10 minutes.

Stage 4
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By the end of this time, the Mont d'Or will have started to melt...

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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...so put back on medium heat and mix the polenta with a whisk or wooden spatula until the cheese is fully mixed in.

Check the seasoning.

Stage 6
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Your polenta with Mont d'Or is ready. Serve on its own or to go with meat, for example.
Remarks
You can easily vary this recipe using other soft-paste cheeses (St Nectaire, etc.).

The quantity of Mont d'Or is for guidance, so do adapt this (a little more or less) to suit your taste.
Keeping
2 or 3 days in the fridge in a sealed container.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
781 Kcal or 3,270 Kj85 gr49 gr114 gr
39 %33 %5 %17 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
82 Kcal or 343 Kj9 gr5 gr12 gr
4 %3 %<1 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
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Source
Home made, based on a recipe by the chef Olivier Franchini.
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