Cotechino Modena Assembly Instructions

Cotechino Modena Assembly Instructions

Sara ReillyAugust 09, 2021

Wholesome Humpday, August 11, 2021


Housemade Italian sausage known as Cotechino Modena, served in a peperonata sauce made of caramelized onion & bell peppers and fresh tomato pomodoro. Served with sides of seasoned & grilled polenta triangles as well as Caesar salad with fresh croutons, shaved parmesan, lemon wedges & house dressing. 


  • 1 bag sausage
  • 1 container peperonata sauce
  • 1 container polenta triangles
  • 1 container salad
  • 1 container dressing


  • Sausage can be reheated in several ways:
    1. On a medium heat gas or charcoal grill until well marked and heated through.
    2. On an oiled pan on the stovetop until caramelized and heated through.
    3. In the oven on a sheet pan until caramelized and heated through.
  • Polenta can be heated on a sheet pan in the oven until warm or it can be heated over medium in an oiled frypan.
  • Sauce can be heated in a sauce pan on the stovetop on medium heat or it can be transferred to a microwave safe dish and heated for a couple minutes stirring every 60 seconds.
  • Toss salad with as much dressing as desired.


  • Divide polenta and sausages onto dinner pplate and ladel sauce over the top.
  • Serve salads on small plates or in bowls.