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Sausage, Pepper and Grain Skillet

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 4

Try this easier-than-ever skillet meal made with whole grains. Suddenly Grains Salad mix makes it happen in less than 30 minutes! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Grain Salad™ Tuscan grains
3
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
tablespoons cold water
12
oz fully cooked Italian style smoked chicken sausage, cut into 1-inch slices
2
medium red, yellow or green bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/4
cup shaved or shredded Parmesan cheese

Steps

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  • 1
    Fill 3-quart saucepan half full with water; heat to boiling. Carefully place unopened bag of grains (from salad box) in water. Gently boil uncovered 17 minutes, turning bag once halfway through cooking.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix dressing mix (from salad box), 2 tablespoons of the oil and the cold water. Set aside.
  • 3
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add sausage and bell peppers; cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until sausage is browned.
  • 4
    Place unopened bag of cooked grains into colander; drain.
  • 5
    Open bag of grains. Add grains, packet of almonds (from salad box) and dressing to sausage mixture in skillet; toss to coat. Cook and stir over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes or just until heated through. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • Make it colorful! Use any combination of 2 or 3 colors of bell peppers.
  • Be daring and change up the flavors. Try using a spinach and feta fully cooked smoked sausage or any other of the new flavors available at your supermarket.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
34%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
23%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
890mg
37%
Potassium
130mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
7g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%
50%
Vitamin C
70%
70%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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