Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 35 mins | Total Time: 45 mins | Yield: 6 Servings
This one-pot recipe was given to me by my dear friend, Jessie! Oh, man, you need this in your life! Feel free to add more ingredients if you prefer. I promise you that this will be worth all your time and effort! Serve this Sausage and Rice hot and you have yourself a meal to remember! Have a beautiful day, everyone, and I hope you all love and appreciate this very easy recipe today. Enjoy!
3 tbsp olive oil, separated
11 ounces sausage, see notes
2 tbsp butter
½ c yellow onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 ½ c chicken broth
1 ¼ c white long-grain rice, uncooked
1 small red bell pepper, sliced
1 small green bell pepper, sliced
10.75 oz. cream of chicken soup
½ c sour cream
¾ c milk
1 c cheddar cheese, shredded
1 pinch red pepper flakes, optional
Step 1: In a strainer, add the rice, then rinse it with cold water for about a minute to remove the starch.
Step 2: Shred the cheese into small pieces.
Step 3: Place a large pot on the stove and turn the heat to medium.
Step 4: Add 2 tbsp of olive oil and allow it to become hot.
Step 5: Add the sliced sausage and cook each side for a few minutes until brown.
Step 6: Add 2 tbsp of butter and allow it to melt.
Step 7: Add onions and sauté until translucent.
Step 8: Add garlic and sauté until aromatic.
Step 9: Add 1 tbsp of olive oil and chicken broth. Stir until well mixed. Make sure to scrape the bottom to get the brown bits.
Step 10: Add the prepared rice and allow the mixture to boil.
Step 11: Turn the heat down to low. Cover the pot and simmer the mixture for about 10 minutes.
Step 12: Add the bell pepper and cook for another 5 minutes.
Step 13: Turn the heat off and allow it to rest for about 10 minutes.
Step 14: Turn the heat to low, then add the sour cream, cheese, cream of chicken soup, and milk. Stir until well mixed.
Step 15: Add the red pepper flakes and sausage. Stir again until well combined.
Step 16: Serve and enjoy!
Calories: 521kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 1227mg | Potassium: 438mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1307IU | Vitamin C: 50mg | Calcium: 224mg | Iron: 2mg
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