Mushroom and Herb Polenta

Are you looking for a hearty and flavorful vegetarian dish that will satisfy your cravings? Look no further than this Mushroom and Herb Polenta recipe! This dish combines creamy polenta with savory mushrooms and fragrant herbs for a delicious and comforting meal. In this blog post, we will walk you through the steps to create this dish, highlighting the key ingredients and techniques needed to bring out the best flavors. From the preparation of the polenta to the sautéing of the mushrooms, we will guide you through each step to ensure a successful and delicious outcome. So grab your apron and let’s get cooking!


  • 1 cup polenta
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 oz mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large saucepan, bring the vegetable broth to a boil.
  2. Slowly whisk in the polenta, stirring constantly to avoid lumps.
  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 30-40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Once the polenta is creamy and thick, stir in the Parmesan cheese and butter. Remove from heat and set aside.
  5. In a separate pan, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  6. Add the diced onion and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  7. Stir in the garlic and cook for another minute.
  8. Add the mushrooms, thyme, and rosemary to the pan. Cook until the mushrooms are tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  9. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  10. To serve, spoon the mushroom and herb mixture over the creamy polenta. Enjoy!