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Chicken Sausages with Polenta Recipe

Chicken Sausages with Polenta Recipe

I get a kick out of serving this dish—everyone's always on time for dinner when they know it's on the menu. —Angela Spengler, Tampa, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 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


  • 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. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional 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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rmbarr059 User ID: 4046105 256372
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2016

"This was delicious, though I only made the chicken sausage mixture, not the polenta. I didn't have any on hand so I ended up making baked garlic sweet potatoes as a side dish. I used a tablespoon of oil rather than a teaspoon, however--it just didn't look like enough to saut? all those peppers and onions. Loved it though, and will definitely try with polenta in the future."

millertj515 User ID: 7605306 120177
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2014

"My family loved this recipe!"

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