Sausage, Fennel and Pepper Skewers with Orzo Salad

Sausage, Fennel and Pepper Skewers with Orzo Salad Author: Canadian Living Credits: Sausage, Fennel and Pepper Skewers with Orzo Salad

This recipe is based on the classic southern Italian dish of sausage and peppers on a skewer. Serve over this delicious orzo salad that you've made earlier for a satisfying summer dinner in minutes!

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2008

Ingredients

Method

Cut red and green peppers and fennel into 2-inch (5 cm) chunks. Alternately thread vegetables and sausages onto each of 4 skewers.

Place on greased grill over medium-high heat. Close lid and grill, turning 3 times, until vegetables are tender and sausages are no longer pink inside, about 15 minutes.

Orzo Salad: Meanwhile, in saucepan of boiling salted water, cook orzo until tender-firm, 6 to 8 minutes. Drain in colander and set aside.

In same saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat; saut?omatoes, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper until softened, about 3 minutes. Stir in parsley, vinegar and pesto. Add orzo, tossing to coat. Serve with skewers.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 710 mg
  • Protein 23 g
  • Calories 508.0
  • Total fat 24 g
  • Cholesterol 42 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 50 g

%RDI

  • Iron 19.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 15.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 16.0
  • Vitamin C 98.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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