Nelda's Fried Polenta With Tomato and Sausage Sauce

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Nelda Carnley

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@BamaNama

I bought a roll of polenta not sure what I was going to make with it. Once I got in the kitchen things just started coming together and this is the recipe I came up with. We really enjoyed it, great taste and filling.

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This is an unusual dinner recipe, but boy did we enjoy it. Frying the polenta in butter makes the edges nice and crispy but keeps the middle creamy. The pork and tomato mixture gives the polenta a punch of rich flavor. This is an easy to throw together meal everyone will enjoy. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1
    roll of polenta
  • 1 lb
    ground pork or Italian sausage
  • 1 can(s)
    diced tomatoes (28 oz)
  • 2 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 small
    red oninon, chopped
  • 1
    jalapeno, chopped
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • ·
    shredded Parmesan cheese

How to Make Nelda's Fried Polenta With Tomato and Sausage Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook sausage and onions together until done.
  2. Add tomatoes, garlic, jalapeno, salt, and pepper. Let simmer.
  3. Slice polenta in 1" slices. In a skillet, melt butter. Add sliced polenta and cook 3-5 minutes on medium heat on each side.
  4. Serve sausage mixture over fried polenta and top with shredded Parmesan cheese.

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About Nelda's Fried Polenta With Tomato and Sausage Sauce

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American



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