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Italian Sausages in Hot Tomato Sauce With Polenta

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“Nigella Express; must use a top quality tomato and chile pasta sauce; a regular pasta sauce won’t do.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tablespoon chili oil
  • 2 lbs Italian sausages (sweet or spicy)
  • 4 tablespoons marsala wine
  • 2 12 cups pasta sauce (chile tomato sauce for pasta)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 lb instant polenta
  • chicken stock (for the polenta)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Directions

  1. Heat the chile oil in a skillet and add the sausages; separating the links and letting them fry for about 5 minutes until they are colored.
  2. Add in the Marsala and let the pan bubble for a minute or so, then pour the tomato chile sauce and water over the sausages.
  3. Simmer for 15 minutes while you make the polenta; prepare polenta according to package directions except use chicken stock rather than just water.
  4. When the polenta is cooked, whisk in 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  5. Divide the polenta among 6 warm plates and top with the sausages and hot tomato sauce. If you have more sauce than you need per plate, just pour it into a little pitcher for people to add as they want.

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