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Tapas Recipe – Sausage and Polenta

November 19, 2011 1 Comment
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We’re pretty excited about our new handmade cast iron tapas pan from Oigen and to celebrate we’ll be sharing a collection of tapas recipes perfect for your next dinner party. First up is a seriously tasty sausage and polenta dish that is really only an excuse to chug down a bottle of Rose or two.


Pork Sausage and Polenta Tapas Recipe

  • Serves:    2 as an entrée
  • Preparation time:    5 minutes
  • Equipment:    a sharp kitchen knife and a cast iron tapas pan
  • Cooking time:    16 minutes


  • 1 x artisan sausage cut in 1 inch slices
  • 1 x clove garlic sliced
  • 1 x french shallot cut in 6
  • 6 tbsn pre cooked polenta
  • 6 x cherry tomatoes
  • 4 x sprigs oregano
  • 1 x egg
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • ½ lemon


  • Pre heat oven to 220 degrees C.
  • Heat tapas pan on stovetop and coat with olive oil.
  • Randomly add sausage, spoons of cooked polenta, tomato, shallot, garlic and oregano and cook on stovetop for a few minutes.
  • Transfer to oven and cook unto sausage is sizzling (about 12 minutes).
  • Remove from oven and crack an egg over the top.
  • Return to oven and cook until egg white is just cooked.
  • Season with salt, olive oil and a squeeze of fresh lemon. Mix through egg and serve.
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Sausage & polenta grill with Krinklewood’s biodynamic Francesca Rose

Chefs tips

  • Experiment with a variety of sausages and herbs e.g. lamb and mint, pork and fennel, chorizo
  • Let cool for 5 minutes before eating, the juices will be re-absorbed into the dish
  • Oigen’s cast iron tapas pans are designed to both cook and serve


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1 Comment

Michael November 21, 2011 at 11:45 pm

Looks delicious. Will have to try soon


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