Mediterranean Skillet

Dish Description
Chicken sausage sauteed with rice, apricots, almonds, and grapes is a quick Mediterranean-inspired meal.
Ingredients
  • 1 (12 ounce) package al fresco┬« fully cooked Sweet Apple Chicken Sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup scallions, chopped
  • 3 dried apricots, finely chopped
  • 2 cups cooked long-grain white rice
  • 1/2 cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground sage
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 cup plain non-fat Greek-style yogurt
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 2/3 cup red European-variety seedless grapes, quartered

Directions
  • In medium saute pan, add oil and saute scallions for 3 to 5 minutes. Add the sausage slices and apricots, saute for 5 minutes. Add rice, broth, simmer 1 minute, then add the sage, and parsley. Cook for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add yogurt and basil, and heat thoroughly 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Fold in grapes. Place in large bowl or serving dish and top with almonds. Serve either warm or cold.