Research shows that rye can help control blood sugar and keep appetite in check, but look for whole-grain rye bread to reap these benefits.

Lori Powell


Credit: Travis Rathbone

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15 mins
20 mins
35 mins
Serves 4


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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Arrange bread in a flat layer on a baking sheet and bake until pale golden, 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl; let cool.

  • In a small bowl, whisk together apple cider, vinegar, mustard and 1 Tbsp. oil. In a large nonstick skillet, warm remaining 1 Tbsp. oil over medium heat. Cook sausage, turning, until golden brown on both sides, about 4 minutes total. Transfer to bowl with bread pieces. Add apples to skillet; cook, stirring, until golden and soft, about 6 minutes. Transfer to bowl with sausage and bread. Remove skillet from heat and pour in cider mixture, stirring and scraping up any browned bits.

  • Pour hot cider mixture into bowl with bread mixture; add onion, celery and parsley, tossing to combine well. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

325 calories; fat 16g; saturated fat 4g; cholesterol 63mg; fiber 6g; protein 12g; carbohydrates 35g; sodium 942mg; iron 2mg; calcium 63mg.