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Tender slices of FARMER JOHN HOT LOUISIANA CHICKEN SAUSAGE® and a zesty lemon and agave dressing make a quick-cooking grain salad into a meal that’s perfect for lunch on the go or dinner on a warm summer night. You next potluck will welcome a delicious double batch.
PREP Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
- 1¾ cups water
- 1 (8 oz.) box Israeli couscous
- 2 tsp. plus 1/3 cup olive oil
- 1 package FARMER JOHN® Hot Louisiana Chicken Sausage, sliced
- Zest from 1 lemon
- 2 tbs. lemon juice
- ½ tsp. salt
- ¼ tps. ground black pepper
- 2 tsp. agave syrup
- 1 cup shredded carrots
- 6 green onions, sliced
Place water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in couscous, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until all liquid has been absorbed, about 14 minutes. Uncover and set aside.
Meanwhile, place 2 teaspoons. oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add sausage and cook for 3-4 minutes until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Set aside.
Place olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and agave syrup in a large bowl and whisk until creamy. Add couscous, sausage, carrots and green onions, stirring to combine. Add more salt and pepper if desired.
Serve hot, warm or cold.