Wednesday, February 03, 2010 | 1:59 PM
Dine On A Dime: Grandma's Sausage Medley
The secret to soul food is in its savory taste and unique flavor. But it's the love that went into those recipes that have been passed down for generations that make them special. And with the "Dine on a Dime" meal solutions, Hillshire Farm is passing along the secrets to you. If affordable, tasty meals are your thing, add some flavor to your dinner table with these Hillshire Farm soul food recipes. We snuck into Grandma's recipe box and took this little gem that we're glad to share with you! Sausage, carrots, and potatoes sauteed to perfection with brown sugar and honey. Now that's got grandma written all over it.
Ingredients: 1 pkg. Hillshire Farm Smoked Sausage 2 cups fresh baby carrots 2 sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1 inch pieces 1/3 cup packed brown sugar cup water 3 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons real maple syrup 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained Directions: Cut sausage into 1" slices; set aside. Place carrots and sweet potatoes in a medium saucepan; cover with water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook 10-15 minutes or until tender; drain. Cook sausage in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat for 4-5 minutes, turning frequently until lightly browned. Add brown sugar, water, honey, syrup and salt to skillet; cook and stir until bubbly. Stir in drained carrots, sweet potatoes and pineapple. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium low and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. For more Dine On A Dime stories, Click here.
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