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Chicken-Apple Sausage Quinoa

Chicken-Apple Sausage Quinoa

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 401
  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Start to Finish: 25 mins
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by 5 people

Ingredients

  • 1 pound broccoli rabe, stems trimmed, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 12 - ounce package fully cooked chicken-apple sausages
  • 1 sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add broccoli rabe and cook until tender, about 3 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, bring 2 cups water and 1 tablespoon of the olive oil to a boil in a lidded, medium-size pot. Stir in quinoa and raisins. Turn down to a simmer and cover. Cook 20 minutes or until all liquid is absorbed.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a large, lidded saute pan on medium heat. Add sausages and cook 5 to 7 minutes, turning to brown all sides. Remove sausages to rest.
  4. To same pan, add remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil. Saute onion 3 to 5 minutes or until softened. Add garlic and broccoli rabe and saute 3 minutes. Meanwhile, slice sausage on the bias; add to pan along with quinoa mixture, almonds, salt and pepper. Stir to combine and cover. Cook 2 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Information for Chicken-Apple Sausage Quinoa

Servings Per Recipe: 6
PER SERVING: 401 cal., 17 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 40 mg chol., 645 mg sodium, 47 g carb. (4 g fiber), 18 g pro.

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