Kielbasa Summer Salad


Classifications: Salads

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 pound fully cooked smoked kielbasa or Polish, sausage

1 15-1/2oz can black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained

2 medium tart apples, cut in 1/2" chunks

1 medium green pepper, chopped

4 large green onions, thinly sliced


1/3 cup vegetable oil

3 tablespoons cider vinegar

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

2 teaspoons sugar

1/2 to 1 teaspoon sugar

Instructions: Halve sausage lengthwise and cut into 1/4-in. slices. In a nonstick skillet, brown sausage. Drain on paper towels. In a bowl, combine peas, apples, green pepper, onions and sausage. Combine the dressing ingredients in a small bowl; mix well. Pour over sausage mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or over night.



Background: Note: NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS: One 1-cup serving (prepared with low-fat smoked turkey sausage) equals 192 calories, 561 mg sodium, 28 mg cholesterol, 14 gm carbohydrate, 9 gm protein, 12 gm fat. DIABETIC EXCHANGES: 1 starch, 1 meat, 1 fat.

Serves: 10

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