Polenta with Sauteed Mushrooms and Onions

4 cupsWhole milk
3 ½ cupsWater
2 cupsGiusto's Polenta
½ teaspoonSalt
¾ teaspoonPepper
2 tablespoonsExtra virgin olive oil
1 largeOnion, sliced
4 ouncesMushrooms, sliced
4 tablespoonsUnsalted butter
⅔ cupFreshly grated Parmesan cheese


Bring milk, water, polenta, salt, and pepper to boil in heavy large saucepan over medium heat, whisking constantly. Reduce heat to low and simmer until thick, stirring occasionally, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat.

Meanwhile, sauté onion in 2 tablespoons oil in a heavy large skillet over medium-high heat until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Add mushrooms to skillet. Sauté until mushrooms are tender, about 6 minutes.

Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Whisk butter and Parmesan into polenta and divide among plates. Top with onion and mushroom mixture.

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