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Grilled Sausage Okra and Tomato Salad

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  1. Heat grill to medium heat.
  2. Brush sausage with olive oil and season with salt and pepper; grill, covered, turning occasionally, until browned and heated through, about 12 to 14 minutes.
  3. Let cool 10 minutes, then slice, on the diagonal, into 1/2 inch pieces.
  4. Meanwhile, in a 2 quart saucepan, heat salted water to a boil over high heat; add okra and cook until crisp tender, about 2 to 3 minutes; drain and rinse with cold water.
  5. In a medium bowl, toss together okra, tomatoes, and 1/2 cup of the dressing; grill vegetables, covered, about 5 minutes, brush with additional dressing, and grill until tender, about 5 to 10 minutes more; let cool 10 minutes.
  6. Cook bacon in a skillet, over medium heat, until crisp, about 8 to 10 minutes; drain on paper toweling.
  7. Arrange lettuce greens on individual serving plates, top with sausage, then grilled vegetables; drizzle with remaining dressing.
  8. Garnish with bacon, basil, green onions, and freshly ground black pepper.

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