ingredients

  • One 12-ounce package sage-flavored pork sausage
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3 cups cooked long grain rice
  • 3/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped roasted, salted cashew nuts
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

directions

Crumble sausage into a large non-stick skillet. Stirring periodically, cook over medium heat until browned, about 10 to 15 minutes. Drain grease from pan. Add maple syrup and vinegar; stir and cook 2 to 3 minutes to blend. Add rice, apricots, cashews, salt and pepper; stir over medium heat until blended. Serve warm.

Recipe reprinted by permission of USA Rice Federation. All rights reserved.

RecID 10987

nutrition information per serving

426 calories; 25g total fat; 29mg cholesterol; 630mg sodium; 41g carbohydrates; 2g fiber; 10g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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