Creamy polenta gets cheesy with Parmesan, making a delicious bed for a garlicky Italian sausage ragu.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
3 links Italian sausages, casings removed
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 jar (24 oz.) CLASSICO Tomato and Basil Pasta Sauce
2-1/2 cups water, divided
1 cup milk
3/4 cup polenta
1/2 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
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Let's Make It
Crumble sausage into large skillet; cook 6 min. or until evenly browned, stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet; drain.
Add onions and garlic to skillet; cook 1 min. Stir in sausage, pasta sauce and 1/2 cup water; bring to boil. Simmer on medium-low heat 20 min., stirring occasionally.
Bring remaining water and milk to boil in saucepan. Stir in polenta. Cook on low heat 3 min., stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in cheese.
Serve sausage ragu over the polenta.
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Omit polenta, and reduce water to 1/2 cup and Parmesan cheese to 1/4 cup. Serve sausage ragu over hot cooked farfalle (bow-tie pasta), orzo or rice.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g
Saturated Fat 11g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 56g
Dietary Fibers 6g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 4 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.