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Parmesan Crusted Polenta with Sausage and Kale

Parmesan Crusted Polenta with Sausage and Kale

January 17, 2019

  • Yields: Serves 4


18 ounces prepared polenta, sliced into 12 rounds

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 12-ounce package fully-cooked Niman Ranch Sweet Italian Sausage, sliced

1 25-ounce jar pasta sauce

¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

4 cups chopped fresh kale

1 tablespoon butter

Fresh basil, for serving

Salt and pepper, to taste


1Heat pasta sauce in a small pot or bowl. Keep warm until serving time.

2Add butter to a pan. Over medium heat, sauté sausage slices until golden brown. Remove sausage from pan and set aside.

3Add kale to pan and sauté until kale is tender and cooked. Season with salt and pepper. Add sausage back into pan and set aside. Keep warm until serving time.

4Add one tablespoon of olive oil to a large pan over medium heat. Fry polenta rounds for 3-4 minutes on each side, flipping occasionally, until lightly golden.

5Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over polenta and continue to pan- fry on both sides until a golden cheese crust forms. Remove from heat.

6Divide sauce evenly between four dishes. Top with kale, sausage and sliced polenta. Garnish with fresh basil and more Parmesan, if desired. Serve immediately.

2019-01-17T01:03:28+00:00January 17th, 2019|0 Comments

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