Chicken-Apple Sausage Quinoa

Chicken-Apple Sausage Quinoa
Servings: 6 Start to Finish 25 mins

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

Make It

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 Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 401, Fat, total (g): 17, chol. (mg): 40, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 47, fiber (g): 4, pro. (g): 18, sodium (mg): 645, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.