Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Sausage-Spinach Rice Bowl & Garlicky Asparagus

Prep / Total time : 30 minutes               Makes 3 servings (1 cup)

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 (recipe below )**

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.

                             Garlicky Asparagus

    Prep/Total: 20 minutes          Serves  4 ( serving size: 1 cup)

This recipe goes with Open-Faced Hummus Sandwich, Avocado Chicken Salad, Sausage-Spinach Bowl , Pan-Grilled Flank Steak

1                pound asparagus spears, trimmed
1                tablespoon olive oil
2                garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1/8             teaspoon salt
1/8             teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1.        Steam asparagus 4 minutes or until crisp-tender.
2.        While asparagus steams, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes or until fragrant, stirring frequently. Add asparagus, salt, and pepper; toss to combine.


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    1. Hi Nellie , it's delicious and good for a change of taste , thanks for stopping by :).


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