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polenta with mushrooms and sausage in a bowl
5 from 2 votes

Easy Polenta with Sausage and Mushrooms Recipe

A hearty dish for when the weather outside is frightful. You will be toasty warm inside with this comforting dish of polenta with sausage and mushrooms. 

Course Main dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword comfort food, creamy polenta, easy polenta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 8 servings
Calories 358 kcal


  • 1 ½ cup cornmeal flour
  • 3 cup chicken broth
  • 1 ½ cup low-fat milk
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • ¾ cup Fontina cheese shredded
  • 1 lb sausages
  • 1 cup crimini mushrooms sliced
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp parsley chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Parmesan cheese


  1. In a heavy saucepan place chicken broth, milk and butter then slowly bring to a boil. Begin adding the cornmeal stirring briskly. Stir in the Fontina cheese. When all the cornmeal has been mixed in, remove from heat.

  2. While chicken broth is boiling, cook sausages. Slice them and set them aside.
  3. Melt butter in a another non stick skillet and cook mushrooms.
  4. To serve, place a mound of polenta in a bowl, top with mushrooms and sausages. Sprinkle with parsley and Parmesan cheese.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Polenta with Sausage and Mushrooms Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 358 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 75mg25%
Sodium 583mg25%
Potassium 467mg13%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 455IU9%
Vitamin C 7.4mg9%
Calcium 168mg17%
Iron 2.8mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.