This Gluten-free Sausage & Apple Rice with dehydrated/dried apples, sage, wild rice, spinach and pine nuts is a great fall dish and perfect for a Thanksgiving or holiday side dish @7 WW points on the blue plan per serving!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine North American
Keyword apple rice, sage, sausage
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Total Time 45minutes
Author Terri Gilson
6fresh breakfast sausage linkschopped into ¼ inch circles
1cupfinely chopped dried/dehydrated apples
1tablespoonchopped fresh sage
1 ½cupsfresh baby spinachwashed and dried
2cupsdry brown rice/wild rice blendcook as per package directions
Chicken stock or vegetable stockamount according to package direction of rice
Make the rice: Cook rice according to package directions, but use chicken stock or vegetable stock in place of water.
Cook sausage in a frying pan on stove top over medium heat until no longer pink and set aside.
Heat a frying pan on medium high heat. Add 1 teaspoon of olive oil and the pine nuts. Toast, for a minute or so, stirring, then add sage and spinach. Continue to stir until spinach is soft and pine nuts are fragrant. Remove the mixture and stir into rice.
Stir in chopped dried apples and sausage into the rice and serve warm.
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📋 Sausage and Apple Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 210Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Vitamin A 635IU13%
Vitamin C 2.7mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.