Sausage and Chard Sauté With Polenta

Sausage and Chard Sauté With Polenta
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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.
By September, 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 513Calories From Fat 280
  • Fat 31g
  • Sat Fat 9g
  • Cholesterol 49mg
  • Sodium 1,510mg
  • Protein 22g
  • Carbohydrate 36g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Iron 5mg
  • Calcium 77mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Braised Celery With Parmesan Polenta
An Italian staple, polenta is coarsely ground yellow or white cornmeal. The instant version cuts cooking time from 45 minutes to 5 or less. In a pinch, you can substitute finely ground cornmeal, though the texture will be slightly different.

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