Start with a healthy green like kale to be the cornerstone to a tasty meal of Braised Kale, Sausage, and Creamy Polenta. Luscious mascarpone cheese makes the polenta super creamy--and has fewer calories than butter!Luscious mascarpone cheese has fewer calories than butter and makes the polenta super creamy!

Stephana Bottom


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Coat a large skillet with cooking spray. Cook sausages over medium heat until browned (about 10 minutes).

  • Bring 3 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add polenta. Cook on low, stirring, until thick (about 5 minutes). Stir in cheese, paprika, and pepper. Season with salt.

  • Add the kale to the sausage. Cook until hot (2-3 minutes). Serve over the creamy polenta.

Nutrition Facts

425 calories; fat 18.8g; saturated fat 6.1g; mono fat 7.2g; poly fat 1.3g; protein 19g; carbohydrates 46g; fiber 6g; cholesterol 70mg; iron 7mg; sodium 705mg; calcium 145mg.