Sausage & Pepper Polenta

Sausage & Pepper Polenta
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This classic Italian comfort food has a cheesy polenta base.
40 min
Prep Time
40 min
Total Time
4 servings

Ingredients

1 (16- to 20-ounce) package
Italian sausage links
1/2 cup
water
2 medium (2 cups)
onions, thinly sliced
1 medium (1 cup)
red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1 medium (1 cup)
green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1/2 teaspoon
finely chopped fresh garlic
1/4 teaspoon
Italian seasoning
4 cups
chicken broth
10 (3/4-ounce) slices
Land O Lakes® 4 Cheese Italian Blend
1 cup
instant dry polenta

Directions

  1. Spray 12-inch skillet with no-stick cooking spray; add sausage. Cook, stirring occasionally, over medium heat 5-6 minutes or until browned. Carefully add water. Cover; cook over medium-low heat 10-15 minutes or until sausage is fully cooked. Remove sausage from pan; set aside. Drain.
  2. Add onions and peppers to same pan. Cook, stirring occasionally, over medium-high heat 4-6 minutes or until crisply tender. Add garlic and Italian seasoning; continue cooking 1 minute.
  3. Combine chicken broth and 6 slices cheese in 4-quart saucepan. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until cheese is melted. Gradually stir in polenta using whisk. Continue cooking according to package directions.
  4. Slice cooked sausage; return to pan with peppers and onions. Cook 1-2 minutes or until heated through.
  5. Spoon polenta onto serving platter. Top with remaining cheese and sausage mixture.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
900
Cholesterol
160mg
Carbohydrates
46g
Protein
38g
Fat
62g
Sodium
3000mg
Dietary Fiber
5g

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