Ingredients for 5 servings:

1 10 oz (283 g) pkg. plain instant couscous

5 Doc’s Amazing Chicken Italian Sausages (1 pkg)

5 oz (142 g) fresh mozzarella cheese, diced

5 oz (142 g) cherry tomatoes, sliced

1/2 oz (14 g) fresh basil, sliced or chopped

1 tablespoon (15 g) olive oil (or amount recommended on couscous pkg instructions)

3 to 6 cloves fresh garlic, minced

½ teaspoon (1.5 g) salt (or amount recommended on couscous pkg instructions)

6 or 7 threads saffron (optional)

Chicken Italian Sausage Couscous

Doc’s Amazing Italian Chicken Sausage can be used in all the ways you would use full fat pork Italian sausage, including in subs, pizzas, with pasta, etc.

In addition, we invite you to try our sausages in low-fat, low-calorie, low-carb recipes that let the flavors and juiciness of the sausage take center stage.

Looking for something different with Italian flavors that you can make in 20 minutes? Did you know that couscous is really pasta? Unlike regular pasta, instant couscous cooks in just 5 minutes in hot water, no straining required. Doc's Amazing Italian Chicken Sausage is the perfect complement to couscous accented with fresh basil, ripe cherry tomatoes, garlic, and fresh mozzarella.

Nutrition: per serving
Calories: 380
Fat: 12g
Sodium: 445g

Instructions

Preparation & cooking time: 20 minutes

Tools 2 Medium nonstick skillets (or 1 skillet and 1 pot) with covers
Serving bowl
Instructions
1. In uncovered skillet or pot, cook garlic in olive oil with low heat until garlic is fragrant.
2. Add two cups water, salt and saffron (if using) to pan with garlic, and bring to boil over medium heat.
3. Add instant couscous, stir briefly, remove from heat, cover, and let sit for 5-10 minutes while cooking sausage.
4. Cook Doc’s Amazing Chicken Italian Sausages as follows:
- Preheat non-stick skillet to medium-low
- Brown sausages for 1-2 minutes per side
- Add 3 tablespoons water, and cover
- Cook for approximately 2-3 min. per side
Slice sausage into bite size pieces
5. In serving bowl, fluff couscous with a fork. Add sausage, cheese, tomatoes & basil and toss to mix.

Serve hot.