Diabetes Recipe: Grilled Chicken Sausage with Zucchini and Peppers
Need a quick weeknight dinner and don’t feel like heating up the house? This 4-ingredient budget-friendly dish, cooked on the grill, is full of flavor and low in carbs. If desired, serve it with a side of wild rice or quinoa.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
This Recipe Serves 4
2 large zucchini, sliced into circles
1 red bell pepper, sliced in 1-inch-wide strips
4 sun-dried tomato chicken sausage links (already cooked; shop for precooked sausages with the lowest fat and sodium content that you can find, such as Al Fresco)
- Preheat a grill to medium high. Spray a grill rack with cooking spray. Add the zucchini and peppers to the grill or veggie basket and grill for 8 to 10 minutes, until tender.
- Place the chicken sausage on the grill and heat through for 4 to 5 minutes, turning frequently.
Recipe Cost: $7.50
MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Confirm that the sausage and all other ingredients are gluten-free and this dish can be made gluten-free.
Choices: 2 Nonstarchy Vegetable 2 Lean Protein, 1/2 Fat