Grilled Sausage and Fennel Salad

Grilled Sausage and Fennel Salad
Kana Okada

 

Sweet, grilled fennel makes a perfect partner for the spiced sausage.

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Serves 4
preparation
20
minutes
cooking
20
minutes

Ingredients

2
red onions, cut into rounds
1
fennel bulb, cut into wedges
2
tablespoons
olive oil
kosher salt and black pepper
8
small sweet or hot Italian sausage links (about 1 1/2 pounds total)
6
cups
spinach
1
tablespoon
balsamic vinegar
4
ounces
blue cheese, crumbled

Directions

  1. Heat grill to medium-high. In a large bowl, toss the onions and fennel with 1 tablespoon of the oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  2. Grill the vegetables and sausages, turning occasionally, until the vegetables are tender and the sausages are cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, toss the grilled vegetables with the spinach, vinegar, remaining tablespoon olive oil, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  4. Divide the salad among bowls and top with the sausage and blue cheese.
Kate Merker
August 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 348
  • Protein 25 g
  • Carbohydrate 18 g
  • Sugar 4 g
  • Fiber 5 g
  • Fat 39 g
  • Sat Fat 15 g
  • Calcium 237 mg
  • Iron 3 mg
  • Sodium 1894 mg
  • Cholesterol 71 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.