Sausage and Chard Sauté With Polenta

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 513 calories
    • Calories 280 calories from fat
    • Fat 31 g
    • Sat Fat 9 g
    • Cholesterol 49 mg
    • Sodium 1,510 mg
    • Protein 22 g
    • Carbohydrate 36 g
    • Sugar 2 g
    • Fiber 4 g
    • Iron 5 mg
    • Calcium 77 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 2tablespoons olive oil
  2. Check 8 small Italian sausage links (about 1 1/2 pounds total)
  3. Check 1cup instant polenta
  4. Check 4 cloves garlic, sliced
  5. Check 1 bunch Swiss chard, stems discarded and leaves cut into 1-inch strips
  6. Check kosher salt and black pepper

Directions

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the sausage and cook, turning occasionally, until cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board and let rest 5 minutes before slicing.
  3. Cook the polenta according to the package directions.
  4. Meanwhile, wipe out the skillet and heat the remaining tablespoon of oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring for 1 minute.
  5. Add the Swiss chard, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper and cook, tossing, until wilted, 3 to 4 minutes. Fold in the sliced sausage.
  6. Serve the sausage and chard mixture over the polenta.