Warm Grecian Spinach and Sausage Salad

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INGREDIENTS

4 links Aidells Artichoke and Garlic Sausage (thinly sliced)
6 cups baby spinach leaves
1 can 16 oz garbanzo beans (drained)
1 cup coarsly chopped artichoke hearts
1/4 cup red onion (diced)
1/4 cup kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
1/4 cup fresh oregano (finely chopped)
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
2 plum tomatoes (chopped)
1 juice of 1 lemon (about 3 tbsp)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 garlic cloves (pressed)
1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a nonstick skillet, over medium high heat, saute the sausage until nicely browned.

  2. In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach and the next 7 ingredients. Add the sausage slices.

  3. Return the skillet to medium high heat and add the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil and cook 1 minute, until heated through. Toss the hot dressing with the sausage and spinach mixture to evenly coat. Serve immediately garnished with feta cheese.