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Chicken Sausage Sandwiches with Watermelon Salsa

Chicken Sausage Sandwiches with Watermelon Salsa

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep 25 mins
  • Grill 9 mins

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Basil and lime juice flavor the fruity salsa on this ready-in-minutes, low-cal grilled sausage sandwich.


  • 1 cup finely chopped, seeded watermelon
  • 1 cup finely chopped, seeded tomato
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice, white balsamic vinegar, or white wine vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 12 - ounce package (4 links) fully-cooked Italian, hot Italian or roasted garlic and herb chicken sausage links
  • 4 flatbreads or whole wheat or whole grain hot dog buns, split


  1. Make Watermelon Salsa: In a medium bowl, combine watermelon, tomato, green onions, chopped basil, lime juice and black pepper. Toss to coat. Set aside.
  2. Grill chicken sausage links on a gas or charcoal grill directly over medium heat for 7 to 9 minutes or until heated through (160 degrees ). Place flatbreads on grill rack over heat. Grill for 1 to 2 minutes or until lightly toasted. (If using hot dog buns, grill cut sides down.)
  3. To serve, slice grilled sausages. Divide basil leaves, sliced sausage and Watermelon Salsa among toasted flatbreads.

Nutrition Facts

(Chicken Sausage Sandwiches with Watermelon Salsa)

Servings Per Recipe 4, sodium (mg) 794, Potassium (mg) 192, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, Folate (µg) 16, fiber (g) 4, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, sugar (g) 6, Monounsaturated fat (g) 0, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 31, Fat, total (g) 9, chol. (mg) 65, cal. (kcal) 285, vit. A (IU) 1080, pro. (g) 23, iron (mg) 3, Thiamin (mg) 0, calcium (mg) 21, vit. C (mg) 14, Niacin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0

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