Recipe: Sausage and Rice

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I love one dish dinners – that’s because I am a lazy cook.  🙂  Sausage and Rice is one of our favorite one dish dinners. It’s quick and easy to fix AND you can add any type of sausage that strikes your fancy.  I prefer this with hot Italian sausage or chorizo, but this version is a healthier version with chicken sausage. You can also add peppers of your choice of a little kick.

I’ve not listed amounts for the seasonings because I have a heavy hand for hot and spicy, so season to your taste. Besides, you should be tasting this throughout the cooking process like any good cook does! 😉

Sausage and Rice

Make with your favorite sausage!

Sausage and Rice Ingredients

Ingredients:

1 chopped onion
1 cup of instant rice
2 cans diced tomatoes
1 can black olives
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
Cajun, Italian, Mediterranean Seasoning (Depending on your sausage choice) to taste
Salt and Pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Chop onion, cut up sausage, and slice olives.  Set aside
  2. Prepare rice according to package directions, substituting ½ cup of the water for one can of tomatoes. Salt, pepper and season to taste. sausage2
  3. Bring water/tomato/spices to a boil and add rice.  Cover and set aside
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  4. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil.
  5. Add the chopped onion and sausage.  Brown sausage and cook until onion is tender.
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  6. Add seasonings, and can of tomatoes and sliced olives to sausage and onions
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  7. Continue to simmer until the liquid is almost completely reduced
  8. Add cooked rice, stir and serve.sausage6

 

 

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