Spinach, cucumber and red pepper are served with chicken sausage and rice, dressed with a flavorful garlic-herb vinaigrette, and topped with feta cheese in this easy main dish salad.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Rice and Chicken Sausage
Garlic-Herb Vinaigrette


Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare the Rice and Chicken Sausage: Cut sausages in half lengthwise. Thinly slice sausage halves crosswise. Cook rice according to package directions, omitting any added salt and adding the sausage during the last 3 minutes of cooking. Let rice cool about 15 minutes.

  • To prepare the Garlic-Herb Vinaigrette: In a screw-top jar combine parsley, lemon juice, oil, vinegar, mustard, honey, and garlic. Cover and shake well to combine. Set aside.

  • Stir the spinach, cucumber, and pepper into the rice mixture. Drizzle with Garlic-Herb Vinaigrette. Toss to coat.

  • To serve, divide salad among four serving plates. Sprinkle with feta cheese.

Nutrition Facts

356.9 calories; protein 19.9g 40% DV; carbohydrates 35.4g 11% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 2.6g 11% DV; sugars 5.6g; fat 14.8g 23% DV; saturated fat 3.8g 19% DV; cholesterol 70mg 23% DV; vitamin a iu 2346.2IU 47% DV; vitamin c 52.2mg 87% DV; folate 57.5mcg 14% DV; calcium 65.2mg 7% DV; iron 2.5mg 14% DV; magnesium 59.8mg 21% DV; potassium 223.6mg 6% DV; sodium 596mg 24% DV.