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)


Sausage (ground)

Step 1

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

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!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy977 cal.
Fat59 g
Carbohydrates74 g
Protein39 g
Fiber4 g

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