Apple Chicken Sausage over Greens

Have you ever tried chicken sausage? They now have a wide variety of different flavors and seasonings. Today I was working with apple chicken sausage. It’s has a savory and sweet taste to it. I wasn’t really sure what I wanted to make with it, so I got creative from what I had on hand.

 

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Apple Chicken Sausage over Greens
Makes 3 servings

 

Ingredients:

4 apple chicken sausage links (or any type of sausage)
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 onion
1 small apple
3 cups any type of dark leafy green (spinach, kale, escarole, etc)
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup cashews (or any other kind of nut)
salt and pepper, to taste

Directions:

1. In a small skillet sear off the sausage links until cooked through. Let rest.

2. Thinly slice the onion. In a medium skillet, heat the olive oil over low heat. Add the onion and let cook slowly, until caramelized.

3. Peel the apple and slice thinly. Add to the pan with the greens. Let the greens wilt. Add the apple cider vinegar and toss together.

4. Slice the sausage and toss in the greens with the cashews. Season with salt and pepper as needed.


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(nutrition facts based on MyFitnessPal)

 

Enjoy!

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