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Mediterranean One-Dish Meal

 Mediterranean One-Dish Meal
I came up with this recipe one night when I was improvising with what I had on hand. I love to make simple, healthful, one-dish meals with lots of vegetables. Feta and Greek olives give this one a depth of flavor people seem to love! —Donna Jesser, Everett, Washington
4 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.


  • 3/4 pound Italian turkey sausage links, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4 cup Greek olives
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese


  • In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook sausage
  • and onion over medium heat until sausage is browned and onion is
  • tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the tomatoes,
  • olives and oregano; bring to a boil.
  • Stir in quinoa. Top with spinach. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for
  • 12-15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from the heat;
  • fluff with a fork. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 307 calories, 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 845 mg sodium,

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Mediterranean One-Dish Meal (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 26 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 21 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.