Asian Sausage and Rice in a Bowl

Looking for a quick and easy recipe that has sausage, coleslaw, veggies and rice?  To add a little kick there is fresh ginger added that you will enjoy!  This recipe takes 20 minutes tops to cook and then you can eat and relax.

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Author: Michelle Hanson

Michelle Hanson, MA, RD, LD is Fresh & Natural Food’s Registered Dietitian. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics with a minor in Community Health from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. She is a registered dietitian and current member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Michelle has been a nutrition consultant for numerous years as well as a nutrition research director at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.

Michelle is passionate about food and nutrition and believes in helping people find simple, realistic ways to make healthy eating a part of their everyday lifestyle.
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  1. Heat a 12-inch skillet over medium high heat. Add sausage; cook, stirring and breaking up lumps, until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain skillet.
  2. Add coleslaw mix, carrots, green onion, minced garlic, soy sauce, and sesame oil to skillet. Cook, stirring, until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in peanuts (optional) and ginger. Serve over hot rice and garnish with green onion tops and additional peanuts if desired.

Nutrition Information:

Per Serving:  (1 1/4 cups sausage mixture and 1/3 cup rice) 460 cals; 26g Fat (8g Sat Fat); 22g Protein; 30g Carb; 4g Fiber, 6g Sugars; 786mg Sodium


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