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Karin's Sausage Polenta Veggie Bowl from Purewow!

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Adjusted ever so slightly by Karin!

Ingredients You'll Need

1 ½ pounds spicy Italian sausage (or be healthy and do ground turkey sausage like they called for)
6 carrots, quartered and chopped
2 red bell peppers, seeded and chopped
2 medium zucchinis, quartered and chopped
2 teaspoons sea salt
2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
1 bunch kale, torn or chopped into bite-size pieces

Herby Parmesan Polenta
1 cup polenta (corn grits)
1 tablespoon herbes de Provence
1 teaspoon sea salt
Butter or ghee, as needed
¼ cup shredded Parmesan, plus more as needed


Make the sausage and veggies:
In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, cook the sausage, browning it on all sides.
Add the carrots and cook, 5 to 7 minutes, then add the bell peppers and zucchini.
Season with the sea salt and pepper.
Add the kale and cook until wilted, about 3 minutes.
Make the herby parmesan polenta:
Bring 4 ½ cups of water to a boil in a saucepan with a lid.
Add the polenta, herbes de Provence and salt, and cook until all the liquid is absorbed, 8 to 10 minutes.
Add a few large pats of butter or ghee and the shredded Parmesan, and stir in until melted.
When the polenta is ready, serve in individual bowls topped with the sausage-vegetable mixture.
Garnish with extra Parmesan, if desired.

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