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Chicken Sausages with Polenta

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

I get a kick out of serving this chicken sausage dish—everyone's always on time for dinner when they know it's on the menu. —Angela Spengler, Tampa, Florida
Chicken Sausages with Polenta Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 tube (1 pound) polenta, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 each medium green, sweet red and yellow peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 package (12 ounces) fully cooked Italian chicken sausage links, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil

Directions

  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat 2 teaspoons oil over medium heat. Add polenta; cook 9-11 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, in another large skillet, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat. Add peppers and onion; cook and stir until tender. Remove from pan.
  3. Add sausages to same pan; cook and stir 4-5 minutes or until browned. Return pepper mixture to pan; heat through. Serve with polenta; sprinkle with cheese and basil.

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup sausage mixture with 2 slices polenta: 212 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 628mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 13g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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