Brussel Sprout and Asparagus with Italian Sausage Salad
2 mild Italian sausage - cooked and sliced
8-10 Brussel sprouts (sliced in half)
1/2 bundle chopped asparagus
1/4 cup butter
1/2 chopped cup bacon
1/2 cups chopped onion
1 1/4 cups sauerkraut -with a little of the juice included.
3 cloves roasted garlic
1 tbsp paprika
Salt pepper and garlic powder
3-4 cups chopped romain and iceberg lettuce mix
1 cup chopped red pepper
1 cup chopped cucumber
1/8 plus 1/4 cup Italian salad dressing (I used the Olive Garden Brand)
Feta cheese - to crumble on top
In 9x13 greased lasagna pan add brussels sprouts, butter, sauerkraut, roasted garlic, paprika and a sprinkle of salt and pepper.
Bake uncovered in 375 degree oven for 50 mins (stir once half way through). Take out and let cool for 10 mins.
In a frying pan fry 1/2 cup chopped bacon and then add chopped asparagus. Add 1/8 cup Italian salad dressing and sprinkle of garlic. Let simmer on low for 10 mins then remove from heat at let cool. - do not over cook asparagus.
In a large bowl add 3-4 cups chopped romain and iceberg lettuce mix, 1 cup chopped red pepper, 1 cup chopped cucumber and add 1/4 cup Italian salad dressing. Stir and top with crumbled feta cheese.