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Sausage Zucchini Skillet Recipe
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Sausage Zucchini Skillet Recipe

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I began serving a version of this dish as a side with grilled salmon. I added sausage and rice-or noodles-to make a complete meal-in-one. -Debby Abel of Flat Rock, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed
  • 2 large zucchini, cut into 1/2-in. pieces
  • 1 large sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups hot cooked brown rice

Nutritional Facts

262 calories: 1-1/4 cups sausage mixture with 1/2 cup cooked rice, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 483mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 15g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 2 lean meat 2 vegetable

Directions

  1. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook sausage, zucchini and onion over medium-high heat 6-8 minutes or until sausage is no longer pink, breaking up sausage into crumbles. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain.
  2. Stir in tomatoes and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 4-5 minutes or until liquid is evaporated, stirring occasionally. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sausage Zucchini Skillet in Healthy Cooking April/May 2008, p35

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.


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leeart
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2016

"Made this last night and was it ever good. With a few additions, according to our tastes, I think the dish was improved. Partially cooked cubed potatoes, seasoning salt, toasted fennel seeds, corn, and wine flavored It up just right for up; left out the rice this time."

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sdipiazza
Reviewed May. 31, 2016

"This is a recipe that you can tailor to suit your family's tastes. I served it over noodles instead of rice. Very good and quick. Just don't cook the zucchini to death. We like it al dente. It does need some salt and pepper and a bit of Italian seasoning because it is bland."

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chefheidi18
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2015

"Tasty."

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mamaknowsbest
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2014

"You know it is a good recipe when your 13 year old says "I like zucchini." For someone who doesn't ordinarily like zucchini, he liked this dish. It was quick and easy. Only variation was that we added red pepper flakes to kick up the spice level. This was a tasty dish that was perfect for a hot summer night."

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slagathor12
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2012

"A good recipe, just nothing groundbreaking about it. Very fast to make, so good when you need a quick dinner."

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kafaughn
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2012

"Delicious! I used ground hot Italian sausage and threw in some yellow squash and some chopped red peppers too. Served over brown rice."

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moongrrl
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2010

"I use hot Italian Turkey Sausage, Italian diced tomatoes, extra garlic, and add some Italian seasoning to make the skillet more intensely flavored. Delicious."

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themrsh
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2010

"Excellent! I used hot turkey sausage and added the extra link. Served over Orzo as another reviewer suggested. I decreased the serving size to 1 cup. Very yummy!"

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Kimber1
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2010

"This recipe is fantastic. The only change I've made is to add a can of Rotel tomatoes. I serve it over orzo for something a little different."

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redd010904
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2009

"Wow! What a winner! I used 2 lb. of turkey sausage and an extra can of tomatoes, then thickened it with a little cornstarch and water. What a wonderful dish. I will be fixing it AGAIN tonight!"

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