Thursday, May 13, 2021

Smoked Sausage with Dirty Rice #ImprovCookingChallenge

This quick and easy one dish dinner is ready in under an hour.  Perfect for those crazy days when you have been running all day and are famished.

It's time for the Improv Cooking Challenge......

Nichole of Cookaholic Wife invites us each month to join her in making up a dish containing two ingredients.  We are set loose to use any other pantry ingredients we would like but the dish must feature the ingredients listed in the challenge.  It's our small version of chopped.  This month's ingredients were Sausage and Rice.  

Let's see what all the contenders brought to the ring.........

Improv Cooking Challenge: May 2021

Sausage and Rice



  • I think my recipe is a Knock-out.  Try it and let me know what you think.........



    Entrees, Pork, Rice, One Dish Meals, Quick, Easy
    Entrees, Pork
    Southern
    Yield: 4 servings
    Author: Wendy Klik
    Smoked Sausage with Dirty Rice

    Smoked Sausage with Dirty Rice

    This quick and easy one dish dinner is ready in under an hour. Perfect for those crazy days when you have been running all day and are famished.
    Prep time: 10 MinCook time: 30 MinTotal time: 40 Min

    Ingredients

    • 1 c. white rice
    • 2 1/2 c. chicken broth
    • 12 oz. smoked kielbasa, sliced
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 1/2 Vidalia onion, diced
    • 1 stalk celery, sliced
    • 1/2 green pepper, diced
    • pinch of cayenne
    • salt and pepper, to taste

    Instructions

    1. Make the rice according to package directions using broth instead of water.
    2. While rice is cooking, heat a skillet over medium high heat.  Add the sausage and cook until browned.  Add the garlic, onion, celery and green pepper.  Cook until softened about 5 minutes.  Add the remaining 1/2 c. of broth and cayenne.  Cook until liquid has reduced a little and then stir in the rice.  Season with salt and pepper and serve.

    Notes:

    Adapted from a recipe found at Food Network.

    Nutrition Facts

    Calories

    367.37

    Fat (grams)

    25.75

    Sat. Fat (grams)

    8.47

    Carbs (grams)

    20.77

    Fiber (grams)

    0.90

    Net carbs

    19.87

    Sugar (grams)

    5.40

    Protein (grams)

    13.23

    Sodium (milligrams)

    1566.07

    Cholesterol (grams)

    65.16
    Created using The Recipes Generator

10 comments:

  1. A delicious and quick meal this is Wendy!

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  2. This looks delicious. It is a great plus when a great meal can be made ready in 30 minutes.

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    1. I know, especially during the summer when I would much rather be outside.

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  3. I love sausage, but believe it or not I have never served it with rice. This sounds delicious, so much so that I think I’m going to make it this evening. Thanks for the recipe!

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  4. This looks DELICIOUS!! I love smoked sausage so much - pure comfort food!

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