Barbecued Smoked Sausage

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Ingredients:

1 medium onion, chopped
1 large green pepper, chopped
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 package (16 ounces) reduced fat fully cooked smoked Polish sausage, cut into 3/4 slices
2 cans (14 ½ ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
¾ cup packed brown sugar
¼ cup cider vinegar
1½ teaspoons ground mustard
1 teaspoon chili powder
½ teaspoon ground ginger
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
3 cups hot cooked rice

Directions:

1. In a large nonstick frying pan, sauté the onion, green pepper and garlic in oil for 1 minute.

2. Add sausage; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes longer or until sausage is lightly browned.

3. Stir in the tomatoes, brown sugar, cider vinegar, mustard, chili powder, ginger, salt and pepper.

4. Bring to a boil.

5. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until heated through.

6. Serve over rice.

Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information:

1⅓ cups sausage mixture with ½ cup rice equals:

367 calories
9 grams fat (4 grams saturated fat)
41 mg cholesterol
977 mg sodium
53 grams carbohydrate
6 grams fiber
21 grams protein