Sausage & Peppers

Sausage & Peppers
The well-loved combination of sausage and sweet peppers becomes a low-fat recipe when you make it with turkey sausage. Be sure to use reduced-fat milk in the polenta to keep the fat and calories in check.
Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Bake 18 m
Cook 18 m



  1. 1 of 7 Coat 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish with nonstick spray; set aside.
  2. 2 of 7 Heat oven to 250 degrees F. In a small bowl, stir 1 cup of the milk, 1 cup of the broth, polenta and salt. Bring remaining 1/2 cup milk and 1-1/4 cups of the chicken broth to a boil in a medium-size saucepan. Pour polenta mixture into saucepan of boiling milk mixture and whisk to combine. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring, or until thickened. Stir in Parmesan; spread into prepared dish. Cover and place in oven while preparing sausage and peppers. Spoon sausage mixture on top. Cut into squares and serve immediately.
  3. 3 of 7 In a small bowl, stir remaining 1 cup chicken broth, vinegar, cornstarch and sugar. Set aside.
  4. 4 of 7 Pierce sausages with a fork. Place in a large, deep skillet and cook over medium-high heat about 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until browned.
  5. 5 of 7 Add oil and onion to sausages, and cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. 6 of 7 Add peppers and cook for 4 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Stir in vinegar mixture and bring to a boil. Cook for 1 minute, adding a little water if mixture appears too thick. Remove sausages and cut into 1/2-inch slices on the diagonal; return to pan.
  7. 7 of 7 Remove polenta from oven and spoon sausage mixture on top. Cut into squares and serve immediately.
Nutrition Information for Sausage & Peppers
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 75 mg chol., 3 g sat. fat, 46 g carb., 10 g Fat, total, 377 kcal cal., 26 g pro., 798 mg sodium, 3 g fiber