Spicy Sausage & Rice Skillet
TAKES: 30 min. • MAKES: 6 servings
The spicy sausage in this quick skillet dish gives it a kick, and the sliced apples are a pleasant, tart surprise.
1 pkg. (12 oz.) fully cooked spicy chicken sausage links, halved and sliced 2 medium yellow summer squash, chopped 2 medium zucchini, chopped 1 large sweet red pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium tart apple, sliced 1 garlic clove, minced
¹ ₂ tsp. salt
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 pkg. (8.8 oz.) ready-to-serve brown rice
1 can (15 oz.) black beans, rinsed and drained
¹₄ to ¹ ₂ cup water
1. In a nonstick skillet, brown sausage on both sides. Remove from skillet.
2. In the same skillet, saute squash, zucchini, pepper, onion, apple, garlic and salt in oil until until tender. Add rice, beans, 1/4 cup water and sausage; cook and stir until heated through. Add more water if needed.
1¹ ₃ CUPS 285 cal., 8g fat (2g sat. fat), 43mg chol., 668mg sod., 34g carb. (9g sugars, 6g fiber), 17g pro.
Diabetic exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.