Italian Sausage and Veggie Salad

This meal is easy to fix and full of beautiful colors and flavors.  The aidells sausage is gluten free, and has no MSG, no nitrites, no added hormones, and no artificial ingredients – and it tastes great!


1 package aidells Italian Style Chicken Sausage.   Each package contains 4 sausages, so adjust for your household needs.
1 cup zucchini, chopped
1 cup yellow summer squash, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
6 cups spinach
3 TBS basil leaves (coarsely chopped)
1/2 tsp fresh thyme leaves
Olive oil
Grated Parmesan cheese
Cooked pasta, optional


If you’re having this meal with pasta, cook according to package directions. While the pasta cooks, in a large pan, saute the sausage, squash, and garlic until the sausage is browned. Add the cherry tomatoes, spinach, and thyme.  Toss and cook until the spinach wilts, about 5 minutes. Add pasta if desired.  Drizzle with olive oil and Parmesan cheese (or cheese of your choice) and basil.