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Turkey Sausage Peppers & Onions with Creamy Polenta

  • 4 Servings
  • 15 mins or less Prep Time
  • 60 mins or less Total Time

Ingredients

  • 1 cup medium or coarse polenta
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup shredded fontina cheese
  • 4 Hot Italian Sausages
  • 1 large white or yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 medium green peppers, seeded and cut into 1/2-inch wide strips
  • 2 medium red peppers, seeded and cut into 1/2-inch wide strips
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • Grated Parmesan cheese

Serving Size About 1 cup polenta and about 1 1/2 cups sausage mixture
Amount Per Serving
Calories 590
Calories from fat 240
% Daily Value*
Total fat 26 g 40 %
Saturated fat 9 g 45 %
Trans fat 0 g
Cholesterol 100 mg 33 %
Sodium 950 mg 40 %
Total Carbohydrates 48 g 16 %
Dietary Fiber 7 g 28 %
Sugars 6 g
Protein 33 g
Vitamin A 45%
Vitamin C 210%
Calcium 20%
Iron 20%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. This is a representation of the nutrition label. The actual nutrition label on the product may vary slightly.
  • Step 1

    Cook polenta according to package instructions.
  • Step 2

    When polenta is cooked, take it off the heat and add thyme, pepper, fontina and olive oil, and stir until melted and very creamy; keep warm.
  • Step 3

    Heat a large, preferably nonstick, skillet and coat with cooking spray.
  • Step 4

    Place the sausages in skillet and cook over medium-high heat, until brown on each side, about 5 minutes per side, then add 1/4 cup of water and cover, turning heat to medium-low. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Step 5

    Take sausages out of pan and place on a cutting board to cool. When cool, cut sausages into 1/2-inch diagonal slices.
  • Step 6

    Pour liquid out of the skillet, then add the remaining tablespoon of olive oil, onions and peppers; cook over medium-high heat until softened, about 7 minutes.
  • Step 7

    Add the sliced sausages and garlic to the pan; stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Step 8

    Deglaze the pan with wine and simmer until liquid is reduced to just a few tablespoons.
  • Step 9

    Spoon polenta onto plates, top with the sausage mixture, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

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