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Sausage And Spinach Over Polenta

Ingredients
  Canned reduced sodium chicken broth 14 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
  Water 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Cornmeal 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Shredded reduced fat mozzarella cheese 3 Ounce (3/4 Cup)
  Fully cooked smoked turkey sausage 12 Ounce
  Cooking oil 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Onion 1 Medium, cut into thin wedges
  Crushed red pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh spinach 10 Ounce, trimmed, coarsely chopped
Directions

1. Set aside 1/3 cup chicken broth. For polenta, in a 3-quart saucepan heat remaining chicken broth and water just till boiling. Slowly stir in cornmeal, 1/4 cup at a time. Bring mixture to boiling; reduce heat to very low. Cook, covered, for 20 minutes, stirring often. Stir in 1/2 cup of the cheese. Spread on a baking sheet to a 10 x 8-inch rectangle. Cover and chill for 3 hours or overnight.
2. To serve, sprinkle chilled polenta with the remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, in a 350° oven about 20 minutes or till hot. Meanwhile, bias-cut the sausage into 1/4-inch-thick slices. In a large nonstick skillet heat oil; add sausage, onion, garlic, and red pepper. Cook mixture about 5 minutes or till onion is tender and sausage is heated through.
3. In a small mixing bowl stir together reserved chicken broth and cornstarch. Stir into mixture in skillet. Cook and stir till boiling; reduce heat. Add spinach, a little at a time, stirring constantly till all is wilted.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Sausage
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
200 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
225 Minutes

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