Jow - Recipe: Steak & Cheddar Polenta

Steak & Cheddar Polenta

The secret to a good polenta? Hearty steak & creamy cheese!

5 minutesPrep time
15 minutesCook time
741 cal.Per serving


Pot (small), Frying pan, Stovetop, Aluminium Foil, Whisk


Red bell pepper

Step 1

Wash, halve & seed the pepper. Cut into thin strips. Then peel & chop the onion.

Yellow onion
Red bell pepper

Step 2

Add a drizzle of olive oil to a pan over medium-high heat. Add the chopped onion & sliced pepper. Cook for 2 min, stirring frequently.

Tomatoes (crushed)

Step 3

Add the canned tomatoes, chopped garlic & 2 tbsp of water (per person). Stir to combine. Reduce the heat to low, cover & cook for 10 min.

Step 4

Remove the vegetables from the heat, cover & keep warm until ready to serve.

Beef (steak)

Step 5

Heat another pan over medium-high heat. Add a drizzle of olive oil & then the steak. Cook for 2 min on each side, or until done to your liking.

Step 6

Remove the steak from the pan & wrap it in aluminum foil.


Step 7

Bring the saucepan of milk to a gentle boil over medium heat. Season with salt & pepper. Slowly add the polenta, whisking constantly until creamy.

Cheddar (shredded)

Step 8

Incorporate the cheddar. If it's too thick, add more milk or water.

Beef (steak)

Step 9

Slice the beef into thin strips.


Step 10

Serve the polenta, topped with the beef & vegetables. Season with salt & pepper. Fancy dinner is served!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy741 cal.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Steak & Cheddar Polenta" contains 741 Energy, 32 g of Fat, 55 g of Carbohydrates, 53 g of Protein.

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