Sweet potatoes, chicken apple sausage, and kale combine to form one of the best and easiest quinoa bowl recipes. All of the ingredients are cooked in one pot, or skillet, to make a healthy quinoa recipe that is full of sage and savory Fall flavors!
6oz.chicken apple sausagecut into bite-sized pieces
1small sweet onionfinely diced
1medium sweet potatocut into ½-inch cubes
1 ¼cuptri-color quinoarinsed and drained
2 ¼cupchicken broth*
In a large skillet over medium heat add 1 tablespoon of oil with the cut sausage. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or until sausage is seared.
Remove sausage from the skillet and place on a paper towel-lined plate to drain.
Add remaining oil to the skillet with diced red onion and saute over medium heat for 2-3 minutes. Stir in crushed garlic and continue cooking over medium heat for 1 minute.
Push onion and garlic to one side of the skillet and add in cubed sweet potato. Cook for 5-6 minutes over medium heat, or until potatoes begin to soften. (They do not need to be completely cooked through yet!)
Mix in quinoa, broth, salt, paprika, and ground sage. Bring mixture to a boil, cover, and reduce heat to low.
Simmer quinoa for 20-25, or until fluffy and cooked through.
Add sausage back to the skillet along with the chopped kale. Cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes, or until sausage is heated through. Serve and enjoy!
Aidell's has the best chicken apple sausage and is what was used in this recipe.