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Sausage-Spinach Rice Bowl

This quick and easy sausage and spinach rice bowl recipe is a one-dish meal that can be ready in 10 minutes flat.

Cooking Light APRIL 2012

  • Yield: Serves 3 (serving size: 1 cup)
  • Hands-on: 10 Minutes
  • Total: 10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 (8.8-ounce) pouch precooked brown rice (such as Uncle Ben's)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 ounces hot turkey Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 5 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 (6-ounce) package fresh baby spinach
  • 1 ounce Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, shaved (about 1/4 cup)
  • Garlicky Asparagus

Preparation

1. Heat rice according to directions.

2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add sausage and pepper; cook 4 minutes or until sausage is browned, stirring to crumble. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add spinach; cook 30 seconds or until spinach begins to wilt, tossing constantly. Stir in rice; cook 1 minute or until heated. Sprinkle with cheese.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 333
  • Fat: 15.4g
  • Saturated fat: 4.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3.6g
  • Protein: 17.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 33g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 40mg
  • Iron: 3.4mg
  • Sodium: 610mg
  • Calcium: 161mg
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