May 29, 2014
Orzo Salad with Italian "Sausage"
1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil
1 lemon, juiced (a few tablespoons)
1 clove garlic, finely minced
Salt and pepper, to taste
2 cups (450g) cooked orzo pasta
1/2 medium-sized red onion, diced
1/2 red pepper, diced
1/2 green pepper, diced
1/2 cup coarsely chopped almonds
1 bunch of Italian parsley
1 Field Roast Italian Sausage (or similar meat-free product), cut into coins and pan-fried or grilled
Mix the ingredients for the lemon vinaigrette, and set aside.
Mix all the salad ingredients in a bowl, along with the grilled Field Roast Italian Sausage.
pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently. Serve hot or cold.
Tip: To make it even more of a meal, 1 cup (225g) of cooked wild rice would add some great flavor and texture.
(Recipe and photo courtesy of Field Roast Grain Meat Co.)
All figures are per serving (assumes 4 servings).
Fat: 24 g
Carbs: 43 g
Fiber: 5 g
Protein: 15 g
Sodium: 300 mg