Tofurky Summer Salad

Posted in Dinner, Recipes

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb Bow Tie Pasta
  • 1 pkg. Tofurky Sausage
  • 2 Tbsp. Canola Oil
  • 1 Red Onion, cut Julienne
  • 6 oz Spinach Leaves, stemmed, rinsed
  • 1 Yellow Pepper, diced
  • 3 Tomatoes, diced
  • 1/3 cup Balsamic, Vinaigrette

Bring 1/2 gallon water to boil in a large pot.  Add a pinch of salt, if desired.   Cook pasta until tender.  Cook, drain and rinse.  Put oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.  Brown the sausage for a few minutes on each side.  Remove sausages and place on a paper towel, set aside.  Wipe any residue left behind in the skillet.  Return skillet to heat and cook the onion for a few minutes stirring often and brown lightly. Turn off heat and add spinach.  Stir the spinach in with the onion allowing the spinach to wilt lightly.  Transfer onions and spinach to a  bowl.  Add peppers, tomatoes, vinaigrette and pasta.   Cut up each sausage  in 8 to 10 pieces.  Add to bowl and mix all together.  Add salt and pepper if desired.