Hungry Girl’s Sausage & Sun-Dried Tomato Oat-sotto

Yield: 1 servings
Calories: 343
Rating:
(1)

Traditional Italian risotto is delicious but it can pack in a lot of calories. This Hungry Girl dish uses oats instead of rice for a low-calorie version. Give this savory oats recipe a try!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup steel-cut oats
  • dash of salt
  • 1 frozen meatless or turkey sausage patty with 80 calories or less (like the kind by MorningStar Farms or Jimmy Dean)
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 2 tbsp bagged sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil), chopped
  • 1 tsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • optional seasonings: salt, fresh chopped basil

Directions

 

1. In a medium-small pot, bring 1 1/4 cups of water to a boil.
 

2. Add oats and salt, and return to boil.
 

3. Reduce to a low simmer. Cover and cook for 30 minutes, or until thickened.
 

4. Meanwhile, prepare sausage in a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray or on a microwave-safe plate in the microwave. Refer to package for cook time instructions.
 

5. Add peas and chopped sun-dried tomatoes to the pot. Cook and stir until hot, about two minutes.
 

6. Transfer oatmeal to a medium bowl.
 

7. Chop or crumble sausage, and stir into oatmeal. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and season with salt or fresh basil. 

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