Sausage-Broccolini Polenta

Sausage-Broccolini Polenta
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(Gluten-free, dairy-free)
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Sausage-Broccolini Polenta
Print Recipe
(Gluten-free, dairy-free)
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 Tbsp. vegan butter
  • 2 Tbsp. rice flour
  • 1 1/2 cups low-sodium beef broth
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 small red onion (sliced thin)
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • 8 oz. smoked sausage (sliced)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 cups broccolini (chopped)
  • 4 servings instant polenta (or quick grits)
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. In medium saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Whisk in flour and cook 2 to 3 minutes until the flour smell has lessened.
  2. Slowly add beef broth, whisking constantly until gravy has thickened and is smooth. Cover and set aside. 
  3. In large skillet, heat olive oil, onion, and thyme. Saute until soft and caramelized.
  4. Add sausage and water. Cook on medium-high heat for 5 minutes. Remove thyme sprigs and add broccolini. Cook another 5 minutes. 
  5. Prepare polenta or grits according to package instructions.
  6. In serving bowls, spoon polenta, then gravy, then top with sausage and broccolini. 
Recipe Notes

Per serving: 446 calories; 26.5 g fat (7 g sat. fat); 35 g total carbs; 8 g fiber; 19 g protein.