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      RECIPE TITLE "Sausage Pilaf" from Sunset Magazine June 1999

    yieldsMakes 3 or 4 servings timeca. 30 min. difficultyeasy


    Notes: For an interesting grain mix, combine equal parts quick-cooking barley, quick-cooking brown rice, bulgur, and rinsed quinoa.


    In a 10- to 12-inch frying pan over high heat, frequently turn 3 or 4 cooked sausages (about 14 oz. total) until lightly browned. Set aside. Add to pan 1 1/3 cups grain mix (see notes above), 2 cups fat-skimmed chicken broth, and 1/2 cup minced parsley. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Push sausages down into grains, cover, and continue simmering until grains are tender to bite, about 5 minutes more; stir occasionally. Sprinkle with about 2 tablespoons shredded parmesan cheese and fresh-ground pepper to taste.

    CALORIES 562(53% from fat); FAT 33g (sat 11g); PROTEIN 30g; CHOLESTEROL 84mg; SODIUM 1385mg; FIBER 5.9g; CARBOHYDRATE 36g

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