Polenta With Tomato-Pepper and Sausage Sauce

Ingredients

3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 medium yellow onion, halved lengthwise, then cut into thin wedges
1 medium red bell pepper, cut lengthwise into thin slices
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon each salt, freshly ground black pepper, and red
1 package Tofurkey Italian sausage, (14 oz) cut in half lengthwise and then sliced into half m
1 tube 1 (16 oz) prepared polenta, sliced into 16 rounds

Preparation

1
Preheat broiler to high. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a 3- quart saucepan set over medium heat, then add tomatoes and oregano and simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes.
2
Meanwhile, in a large frying pan, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, garlic, salt, pepper, and chile flakes, and stir to combine.
3
Cover pan, lower heat to medium, and cook until vegetables soften, about 5 minutes. Add sausage, stirring with a wooden spoon occasionally, about 5 minutes.
4
Cover pan and cook until vegetables are tender and sausage is heated through, 5 to 8 minutes more. Add tomato sauce mixture and simmer 10 minutes.
5
While sauce is cooking, spray a 9- by 13-inch baking pan with cooking spray. Add polenta slices to pan in 3 rows and then spray top side of slices with more cooking spray.
6
Broil polenta about 4 in. from heating element until golden brown and crispy, 10 to 15 minutes.
7
Pour sauce over broiled polenta, then arrange mozzarella shreds over the top.
8
Broil until cheese is melted and beginning to brown, about 2 minutes. Let cool slightly before serving.

 



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Yield:

8.0

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 11:44am

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