Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week – Warm Turkey Sausage and Couscous Salad

November 24, 2018 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Turkey Recipe of the Week is – Warm Turkey Sausage and Couscous Salad. Made using the delicious JENNIE-O® Cooked Hardwood Smoked Turkey Kiebasa. You can find this recipe along with all the other delicious and healthy recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH in 2018!

Warm Turkey Sausage and Couscous Salad
Searching for new and adventurous pasta salad recipes? Try this: Grilled turkey sausage, couscous, cilantro and peppers, drizzled with a citrus honey cumin dressing. Serve as the main event or as a delicious side.

1 (14-ounce) JENNIE-O® Cooked Hardwood Smoked Turkey Kiebasa
2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
2 cups couscous
2 teaspoons olive oil
½ cup dark raisins
½ cup almonds
⅓ cup cilantro leaves
¼ cup fresh mint leaves
2 roasted red peppers, chopped

⅓ cup orange juice
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon olive oil
½ teaspoons ground cumin
1 garlic clove, minced

1) Grill sausage according to package directions. Set aside; keep warm.
2) In medium saucepan, bring broth to boil. Remove from heat. Add cous cous and oil; stir. Cover and let stand 10 minutes; fluff with fork. Spoon into large bowl.
3) Cut sausage into ½-inch thick slices. Add to cous cous. Add almonds, raisins, cilantro, mint and peppers.
4) To make orange dressing, in jar add orange juice, honey, oil, cumin and garlic; shake to combine. Drizzle over salad. Toss gently.

Calories 400
Protein 19g
Carbohydrates 42g
Fiber 3g
Sugars 10g
Fat 18g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 840mg
Saturated Fat 3.5g



Jennie – O Turkey Fully Cooked Hardwood Smoked Turkey Kielbasa
JENNIE-O® Fully Cooked Hardwood Smoked Turkey Kielbasa is easy to slice and add to your favorite recipes such as pasta, pizzas or even cabbage soup! Because the kielbasa sausage is hardwood smoked, it has a great taste and texture, think of it as a close cousin to polish sausage! Comes fully cooked for minimal prep time.


Serving Size 56 g
Calories 90
Calories From Fat 50
Total Fat 5.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat. 0 g
Cholesterol 30 mg
Sodium 550 mg
Total Carbohydrates 1 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 8 g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Iron 4%
Calcium 6%

Turkey, Mechanically Separated Turkey, Water, Soy Protein Concentrate, Contains 2% or Less Salt, Corn Syrup Solids, Dextrose, Seasoning (Sugar, Dextrose, Garlic Powder, Spices, Spice Extract), Natural Flavoring, Sodium Erythorbate, Sodium Nitrite. Made with Collagen Casing. CONTAINS SOY NO GLUTEN

Our products are labeled in compliance with government regulations. It is always necessary to read the labels on the products to determine if the food product meets your required needs regardless of how the product is represented on this site.

Grill over medium heat for 10-12 minutes, turning often.
Heat 2-3 inches of water to boiling. Add sausage, cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes.

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