Polenta Rounds with Sausage Ragout Recipe

5 8 9
Polenta Rounds with Sausage Ragout Recipe
Polenta Rounds with Sausage Ragout Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Publisher Photo

Polenta Rounds with Sausage Ragout Recipe

Read Reviews
5 8 9
Publisher Photo
“Fried polenta is fabulous with an endless variety of toppings inspired not only from Italian, but other cuisines, like Mexican (black beans and corn), French (mushroom ragout) or Creole (spicy shrimp).” —Lisa Speer, Palm Beach, Florida
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes with basil, oregano and garlic, drained
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil
  • 1 tube (1 pound) polenta, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

In a large skillet, cook sausage and garlic over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in tomatoes and pepper. Cook and stir for 4-5 minutes or until heated through. Remove from the heat; stir in basil.
In another skillet, cook polenta slices in oil over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Serve with sausage mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Polenta Rounds with Sausage Ragout in Simple & Delicious June/July 2011, p23

Nutritional Facts

1 cup sauce with 3 polenta slices: 506 calories, 33g fat (9g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 2062mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 3g fiber), 20g protein.

  • 1 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes with basil, oregano and garlic, drained
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil
  • 1 tube (1 pound) polenta, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  1. In a large skillet, cook sausage and garlic over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in tomatoes and pepper. Cook and stir for 4-5 minutes or until heated through. Remove from the heat; stir in basil.
  2. In another skillet, cook polenta slices in oil over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Serve with sausage mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Polenta Rounds with Sausage Ragout in Simple & Delicious June/July 2011, p23

Select the Newsletters that interest you to subscribe

By entering my email and clicking the subscribe button below, I am opting to receive the newsletters I have selected.

Please enter a valid email

You Are successfully subscribed

ERROR! Please try Again

Reviews forPolenta Rounds with Sausage Ragout

My Review
Click stars to rate
Loading Image
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Sort By :

Average Rating
MY REVIEW
mmwilson4 User ID: 4927023 150441
Reviewed May. 9, 2012 Edited Mar. 7, 2016

"I used mild Italian turkey sausage and added zuchini for some extra vegetables. I have also served it over couscous instead of polenta. Delicious either way!"

MY REVIEW
valanddansmith User ID: 988113 117751
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2012

"Served the easy/yummy sauce over creamy polenta instead since I couldn't find a tube of it... Basically the same taste, just in a different presentation... I loved this meal!"

MY REVIEW
ravenb User ID: 1295302 195149
Reviewed Oct. 9, 2011

"This was delicious! Used sundried tomato & garlic polenta and added a can of basil tomato sauce to the sauce."

MY REVIEW
lleeds User ID: 4188833 117750
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2011

"had a hard time finding polenta, found it in the produce section in 3 flavors-garlic/basil, original, and sundried tomato- went for the garlic basil, so simple!"

MY REVIEW
elvisfan73 User ID: 1272261 195139
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2011

"very flavorful! this came together very quickly. I added a can of tomato sauce and it was delicious!! very good over pasta also!!"

MY REVIEW
dmgiblin User ID: 2150746 179410
Reviewed Jun. 19, 2011

"Very simple and quick. Definite keeper."

MY REVIEW
DaleSwingle User ID: 6050497 196729
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2011

"easy, different and delicious. Had to make the polenta but it was easy also. Hardly any mess."

MY REVIEW
mehalv User ID: 4612167 117774
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2011

"I loved this recipe! I used hot Italian turkey sausage. A keeper! So easy."

Loading Image