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Chicken Sausage and Couscous

Prep time 3 mins
Cook time 15 mins
Other time 5 mins
Yield

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

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.

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. . 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.

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