Polenta with Sausage & Mushrooms | Rao's Homemade

Polenta with Sausage & Mushrooms

4 cups
Whole Milk
1 3/4 cups
1/4 cup
Olive Oil
1 Clove
1 cup
1/4 cup
Italian Parsley
1 tbsp
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
to taste
Salt & Pepper

Creamy stovetop polenta is the perfect foundation for our hearty sausage and mushroom sauce. Serve up bowlfuls of this rustic, easy staple from Northern Italy anytime you need a hearty quick and easy dinner in under half an hour.


Heat jar of Rao’s Homemade® Italian Sausage & Mushroom Sauce in a stock pot over low heat, simmer for 10 minutes.


While the sauce is heating, place a large stock pot over a high heat, add butter and milk. Stir occasionally until butter has melted. Upon reaching a boil, reduce heat to medium. Slowly add cornmeal while continuously whisking. Continue whisking the polenta, about 10 minutes, until it forms a velvety rich consistency. Remove from heat.


Top polenta with Rao’s Homemade® Italian Sausage & Mushroom Sauce, garnish with a generous pinch of Fontina cheese. Dust with chopped parsley and crushed red pepper.

Italian Sausage and Mushroom Sauce
Bring home the famous taste of Rao’s Homestyle® Italian Sausage & Mushroom Sauce. This sauce is made with the finest Italian tomatoes imported from southern Italy, simmered with sausage, mushrooms…