Creamy Polenta

Polenta is a nice lightweight, gluten-free grain that can be easily carried on a hike and it’s simple to prepare. Great as a sweet porridge or as a savoury meal as prepared here.

Preparation Time:  1 minutes / Cooking Time: 7 minutes / Makes 3 cups


  • 1 cup polenta
  • 1/2- 3/4 cup skim milk powder
  • 40g parmesan cheese, grated or cut into small pieces.
  • 2 cups water


  1. Add water, polenta and skim milk powder into a saucepan and stir over a medium heat.
  2. Continue stirring and cook for about 5 minutes until the mixture reaches a porridge-like consistency (add water as necessary to create your preferred consistency)
  3. Remove from heat and stir in parmesan cheese until it melts
  4. Serve with pan fried vegetables


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