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Chorizo and Rice Stew

Try this appealing combo of smoky-spicy sausage, chiles, easy frozen baby peas, and distinctively mild Mexican cheese.

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  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
8
oz smoked chorizo sausage links, cut into 1/4-inch slices (about 2 cups, from a 12-oz package)
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso® chicken broth
1
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
1
can (4 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant® Simply Steam® frozen baby sweet peas
Queso fresco cheese, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, cook onion and sausage over medium-high heat about 8 minutes or until sausage is brown; drain. Add broth, rice and chiles. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 5 minutes Stir in peas; cover and cook 15 to 20 minutes longer or until rice is tender.
  • 3 Top with crumbled queso fresco.
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, cook onion and sausage over medium-high heat about 8 minutes or until sausage is brown; drain. Add broth, rice and chiles. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 5 minutes Stir in peas; cover and cook 15 to 20 minutes longer or until rice is tender.
  • 3 Top with crumbled queso fresco.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Queso fresco is a fresh cheese made from skim milk with a very mild flavor and white color.

Chorizo sausage is a highly seasoned pork sausage. Look for it precooked and smoked in link form to use in this recipe.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
520
(
Calories from Fat
200),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
22%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
1710mg
1710%;
Total Carbohydrate
55g
55%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.