Chorizo and Rice Stew

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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