© Todd Porter & Diane Cu
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Serves : 4

You can’t go wrong with meat and onions on polenta. The combination of savory sausage, fragrant onions on creamy polenta is a crowd favorite. Slideshow: Sausage Recipes

How to Make It

Step 1    

In a large pot, bring the water to a boil. While whisking, gradually pour the polenta into the water. Reduce the heat to low and continue whisking for an additional minute.

Step 2    

Continue cooking for about 30 minutes, stirring every 5-10 minutes, making sure to scrape the bottom of the pot. Remove the polenta from the heat when it is tender and creamy and has reached your desired thickness.

Step 3    

While the polenta is cooking, heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add the olive oil and then add the sausages. Cook for 5-10 minutes, turning occasionally until the sausage is cooked through. Remove the sausage from the skillet.

Step 4    

Add the onions to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes or until soft. Slice the sausage and stir into the onions. Set aside.

Step 5    

When the polenta has reached the desired texture, stir the salt and butter into the polenta until the butter is melted. Serve topped with the sausage and onions.

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