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May 29, 2014

Orzo Salad with Italian "Sausage"

Field Roast Grain Meat Co.

Serves 2-4

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).

Calories: 416
Fat: 24 g 
Carbs: 43 g
Fiber: 5 g
Protein: 15 g
Sodium: 300 mg