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A skillet containing polenta made into a pizza topped with sauce, cheese and meat.

Skillet Polenta Pizza

A super weeknight meal idea—replace that traditional on-the-go pizza crust with your favorite Northern Italian cornmeal! Polenta makes the perfect crust: hearty, buttery, delicious. Top it with your favorite cheeses, meats and garnishes.

INGREDIENTS

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 450˚F. Ready two skillets by spraying with nonstick cooking spray
  2. In a large saucepot, bring 3 cups of chicken stock and 1 1/2 cups of water to a rapid boil. Salt to taste. Add polenta to water by whisking in slowly. Stir in 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan and 1/4 stick of butter. Cook until mixture has thickened about 1 minute.
  3. Pour into two separate nonstick skillets—makes 2 thick pizza crusts. Allow about 5 minutes for polenta to set.
  4. Top each pizza with 1/2 cup crushed tomatoes, 1/4 pound fresh mozzarella, 2 tablespoons mascarpone and 1/4 cup cooked sausage crumbles.
  5. Bake pizzas for 10-15 minutes, or until cheeses melt and toppings begin to brown.

Skillet Polenta Pizza

A super weeknight meal idea—replace that traditional on-the-go pizza crust with your favorite Northern Italian cornmeal! Polenta makes the perfect crust: hearty, buttery, delicious. Top it with your favorite cheeses, meats and garnishes.