Shrimp and Sausage With Polenta

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 573 calories
    • Fat 34 g
    • Sat Fat 13 g
    • Cholesterol 234 mg
    • Sodium 1,085 mg
    • Protein 35 g
    • Carbohydrate 30 g
    • Sugar 1 g
    • Fiber 3 g
    • Iron 5 mg
    • Calcium 67 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 3tablespoons olive oil
  2. Check 1/2pound andouille sausage, sliced
  3. Check 1pound peeled and deveined medium shrimp
  4. Check 1 bell pepper, sliced
  5. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  6. Check 4tablespoons unsalted butter
  7. Check 1cup instant polenta
  8. Check 1/2teaspoon chopped fresh oregano

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the sausage until browned, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the shrimp, bell pepper, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper and cook until the shrimp are opaque, 3 to 4 minutes more. Add 2 tablespoons of the butter and cook until melted.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, bring 3 cups of water to a boil. Whisk in the polenta and cook, whisking, until thickened, 3 to 4 minutes. Whisk in the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter, ½ teaspoon salt, and ⅛ teaspoon pepper. Serve with the shrimp mixture and sprinkle with the oregano.