Sausage & Apricot Balsamic Rice
Try different types of ground sausage for a unique twist each time you make this recipe.
- 1 (12-ounce) package sage-flavored pork sausage
- 1/3 cup maple syrup
- 6 Tbs balsamic vinegar
- 3 cups cooked long grain rice
- 3/4 cup chopped dried apricots
- 1 cup coarsely chopped roasted, salted cashew nuts
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
- Crumble sausage into a large non-stick skillet. Stirring periodically, cook over medium heat until browned, about 10 to 15 minutes. Drain grease from pan. Add maple syrup and vinegar; stir and cook 2 to 3 minutes to blend. Add rice, apricots, cashews, salt and pepper; stir over medium heat until blended. Serve warm.
Calories from Fat 222 (44%)
(39%)Total Fat 25g
(35%)Saturated Fat 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
Total Carbohydrate 53g
(9%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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