Fireside Italian Sausage and Rice

Browning the rice and mushrooms in pan drippings adds flavor to this mildly spiced main dish.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4

Ingredients

8
oz. turkey breakfast sausage links, cut into 1/2- inch-thick slices
1
(8-oz.) pkg. sliced fresh mushrooms (about 3 cups)
1 1/2
cups uncooked instant white rice
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, if desired
1
(14 1/2-oz.) can ready-to-serve beef broth
1
medium red or green bell pepper, chopped
2
green onions, chopped
  • 1 Spray nonstick 12-inch skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add sausage; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 2 Drain sausage on paper towels; set aside.
  • 3 In same skillet, combine mushrooms, rice, pepper and crushed red pepper flakes; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until rice is golden brown, stirring frequently.
  • 4 Add broth, bell pepper, onions and cooked sausage; stir well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 5 to 10 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/4 Cups
    Calories
    260
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    690mg
    690%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    35g
    35%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    15g
    15%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    45%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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