Poelnta with Quick Mushroom and Meat Sauce

Poelnta with Quick Mushroom and Meat Sauce

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  • 1

    tablespoon olive oil

  • 2

    cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 1

    10-oz. package sliced mushrooms

  • ¼

    teaspoon dried oregano

  • Salt and pepper

  • 1

    pound lean ground turkey

  • 1

    28-oz. can crushed tomatoes

  • ½

    teaspoon sugar

  • cups instant polenta

  • 6

    tablespoons grated Parmesan


1. Warm olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add mushrooms, oregano and 1/2 tsp. salt and cook, stirring, until mushrooms release their water, 3 to 5 minutes. Add turkey and cook, stirring and breaking up with a spoon, until no longer pink, about 8 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and sugar, bring to a simmer, and cook until thickened, 15 to 20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper; keep warm. 2. Bring 4 1/2 cups water and 1 tsp. salt to a boil in a small saucepan. Whisk in polenta and cook, whisking constantly, until thickened. Divide polenta among bowls, top with sauce, sprinkle with Parmesan and serve immediately.


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