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. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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

357 calories; 14.8 g total fat; 3.8 g saturated fat; 70 mg cholesterol; 596 mg sodium. 224 mg potassium; 35.4 g carbohydrates; 2.6 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 19.9 g protein; 2346 IU vitamin a iu; 52 mg vitamin c; 58 mcg folate; 65 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 60 mg magnesium;