Rio Picante Polenta

Campbell's Rio Picante Polenta Recipe

Cheesy, earthy and thoroughly satisfying, bowls of cheesy polenta are topped with a sauce of chicken broth, picante sauce, sausage and mushrooms.

At a glance


15 min.


40 min.



Servings: about 1 1/2 cups each

Cook: 25 min.

Cost per recipe: $8.71 Recipe cost is based on the national average cost of the ingredients. Your cost to make this recipe may vary.

Made With

  • Pace® Picante Sauce

    Pace® Picante Sauce

  • Swanson® Chicken Broth

    Swanson® Chicken Broth

  • Swanson® Chicken Stock

    Swanson® Chicken Stock

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What You'll Need

3/4 bulk pork sausage
6 ounces mushrooms, sliced (about 2 cups)
1 jar (16 ounces) Pace® Picante Sauce
3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 cups Swanson® Chicken Broth or Swanson® Chicken Stock
1/2 cup stone-ground yellow cornmeal
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cup shredded, smoked Gouda cheese (about 4 ounces)
1/2 cup sour cream

How to Make It

  • 1

    Cook the sausage in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat until well browned, stirring often to separate meat. Pour off any fat.

  • 2

    Add the mushrooms to the skillet and cook until they're tender. Stir in the picante sauce and parsley. Reduce the heat to low. Cook until the mixture is hot and bubbling.

  • 3

    Heat the broth, cornmeal and black pepper in a 2-quart saucepan over medium heat to a boil. Cook and stir for 5 minutes or until the mixture is thickened. Add the cheese and cook and stir until the cheese is melted. Stir in additional broth, if needed, until desired consistency. Serve the polenta in bowls, topped with the sausage mixture and sour cream.

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Recipe Nutritional Information

Made With

Swanson® Chicken Broth Swanson® Chicken Stock


460 465


31.3g 31.1g


13.6g 13.7g


78mg 78mg


1992mg 1817mg


26.4g 26.4g


1.3g 1.3g


17.3g 17.3g


20%DV 20%DV


8%DV 8%DV


25%DV 25%DV


10%DV 10%DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.

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