Sausage Ragu with Polenta

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A saucy, meaty & family-friendly alternative to pasta night!


3 minutes

Prep time

15 minutes

Cook time

977 cal.

Per serving


Stovetop, Pot (small)


Italian pork sausage (ground)

Step 1

Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the ground pork & grated or minced garlic.

Italian pork sausage (ground)

Step 2

Season with salt & pepper. Cook, stirring for 3-5 min. Break the meat apart as it cooks down.

Tomatoes (canned, peeled)

Step 3

Add the canned tomatoes & stir. Bring it to a simmer.

Basil (fresh)

Step 4

Add the basil. Season again with salt & pepper. Reduce the heat to low, cover & simmer until the polenta is done.

Milk (whole)

Step 5

Pour the milk into a separate pot over medium heat. Bring it to a gentle boil.


Step 6

Slowly add the polenta, stirring constantly. Continue mixing or whisking until the polenta is smooth & creamy. Add a splash of water if needed.

Parmesan (grated)

Step 7

Season with salt & pepper. Add half of the grated parmesan & stir.

Parmesan (grated)
Basil (fresh)

Step 8

Spoon the polenta into serving bowls. Top with the sausage ragu. Garnish with the remaining parmesan. Add a few more fresh basil leaves (optional). Enjoy!

Personal notes

Add your own flavor!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy977 cal.
Fat59 g
Carbohydrates74 g
Protein39 g
Fiber4 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Sausage Ragu with Polenta" contains 977 Energy, 59 g of Fat, 74 g of Carbohydrates, 39 g of Protein, 4 g of Fiber.

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Sausage Ragu with Polenta