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


Recipe Summary

25 mins
1 hr 10 mins


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

2 cups
357 calories; protein 19.9g; carbohydrates 35.4g; dietary fiber 2.6g; sugars 5.6g; fat 14.8g; saturated fat 3.8g; cholesterol 70mg; vitamin a iu 2346.2IU; vitamin c 52.2mg; folate 57.5mcg; calcium 65.2mg; iron 2.5mg; magnesium 59.8mg; potassium 223.6mg; sodium 596mg.

2 fat, 2 lean protein, 2 starch, 1 vegetable