Chicken Sausage and Couscous

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When kitchen time is limited, a one-skillet dinner is always a good idea. This one features savory chicken sausage links served over a bed of spicy couscous.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 sausage link and 1 cup couscous)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 3 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes
Other: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 372
Fat 14.1 g
Satfat 2.8 g
Protein 16.4 g
Carbohydrate 48.4 g
Cholesterol 62 mg
Iron 2.2 mg
Sodium 574 mg
Caloriesfromfat 34 %
Fiber 5.5 g
Calcium 27 mg

Ingredients

Cooking spray
1 (12-ounce) package chicken sausage with wild mushrooms and sun-dried tomatoes (such as Gerhard's)
3/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 cup pine nuts
2 cups water
3/4 cup uncooked couscous
1/2 cup raisins
3/4 teaspoon curry powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Preparation

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add sausage to pan; cook 5 to 7 minutes or until browned on all sides. Remove from pan; set aside, and keep warm.

. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion and pine nuts; cook 3 minutes or until pine nuts begin to brown, stirring occasionally. Increase heat to high; add 2 cups water to onion mixture. Bring to a boil, scraping bottom of pan to loosen browned bits. Add couscous and next 4 ingredients, stirring well. Arrange sausage over couscous. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

Note:

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

January 2008
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