Grilled Italian Sausage on Creamy Polenta

Grilled Polidori Italian Sausage on Creamy Polenta is a rustic and satisfying dish that pairs the smoky flavors of grilled sausage with a velvety bed of creamy, buttery polenta. This hearty combination offers a comforting and savory meal that's perfect for those seeking a taste of Italian-inspired comfort food.
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Mild Italian Links
20 minutes 30 minutes 50 minutes
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Ingredients:
  • 1 lb. Polidori Italian Rope Sausage
  • 1 large Yellow onion julienned
  • 1 large Bell peppers (any color) julienned
  • 1/2 lb. Cherry tomatoes sliced in half
  • 3 whole Garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil for garnish

For the Polenta

  • 1/2 cup Bob’s Red Mill Polenta
  • 2 whole Garlic cloves minced
  • 2 1/2 cup Chicken stock (cut in half for Instant Pot recipe)
  • 1/4 cup Heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Directions:
  • Grill sausage to internal temperature of 165 degrees.
  • Toss onions, peppers, cherry tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper together and place in foil packet. Put foil packet on grill, making sure not to burn contents until vegetables soften.

For Polenta

  • Place polenta, stock, garlic and cream in small pot and slowly bring to a simmer. Whisking every few minutes to keep it smooth. Once it begins to simmer, place lid on pot and turn heat to low. Still whisking every five minutes or so. Leave on low for at least 20 minutes(may take longer). When polenta has completely softened and desired consistency is reached. Remove lid and add parmesan. Taste and season with salt.

For Instant Pot Polenta

  • Whisk polenta and 2 cups stock, garlic, and cream in Instant Pot until combined. Bring mixture to a simmer over medium-high, whisk again, then seal pressure cooker according to manufacturer’s directions. Cook at high pressure for 10 minutes. When timer goes off, manually release pressure. Carefully open lid and whisk polenta until creamy. Add parmesan and season with salt.
  • Serve with polenta in a platter, topped with fresh sliced basil.

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