Masa Polenta with Sausage & Peppers Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 20 min

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 1 serving
Amount per Serving
Calories 520
Calories from Fat 380
Total Fat 43 g
Saturated Fat 11 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 55 mg
Sodium 1450 mg
Total Carbs 20 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 4 g
Protein 17 g
Vitamin A 6 %
Vitamin C 120 %
Calcium 4 %
Iron 10 %

Masa Polenta with Sausage & Peppers


  • 8 ounces fresh chorizo sausage, crumbled
  • 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil, divided
  • 3 medium green and/or red bell peppers, sliced
  • 1 medium sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 Tbsp. Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon
  • 1/2 cup masa harina
  • 1/4 cup Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Cook chorizo in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until browned, about 4 minutes. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in same skillet over medium-high heat and cook green peppers and onion, stirring occasionally, until very soft, about 8 minutes. Remove from skillet and keep warm.
  3. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat and cook garlic, stirring occasionally, 1 minute. Stir in water and Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon. Bring to a boil over high heat. Gradually whisk in masa. Boil until thickened, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and whisk in Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise. Stir in cilantro.
  4. Transfer polenta to serving platter, then top with sausage and peppers. Garnish, if desired, with crumbled queso fresco.

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