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Menu Plan for Summer I: Week 4, Monday

Southwestern Salad with Grilled Sausages

Cooking time: 20 minutes for menu        Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

     There are a lot of flavors and vegetables packed into this salad....  Use any type of sausage you like: pork, chicken, turkey.

Southwestern Salad with Grilled Sausages

Total time: 20 minutes
     The quinoa, corn, beans and peppers give this salad a 'southwestern' flavor.  The oregano, Greek olives and feta a Mediterranean flavor. An eclectic Salad!  It's equally good with turkey, chicken or sausages!

Southwestern Salad with Grilled Sausages Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Cooking schedule: 20 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
whisk, small bowl, small saucepan with lid, salad
spinner,
barbecue grill or skillet
Light/turn on barbecue grill if using
Start to cook quinoa
Make vinaigrette
Prepare lettuce, spin dry
Start to cook sausages
Open, drain, rinse corn, white beans
Snip herbs

Slice pepper
Mind the quinoa
Cut avocado
Cut olives
Cut/ crumble feta
Mind the sausages
Toss lettuce with half of vinaigrette
Remove sausages, slice
Add vegetables, remaining vinaigrette to lettuce, toss
Add tomatoes, avocado, olives, sausages, toss
Sprinkle with quinoa, feta
Serve