Italian Style Smoked Sausage with Rice

Authentic Italian cooking has never been easier thanks to this simple recipe featuring our Hillshire Farm® Italian sausage.

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  • Prep Time

    10 Minutes

  • Cook Time

    25 Minutes

  • Makes

    6 Servings (about 1½ cups each)

Ingredients

1 Pkg.

(8 ounces) yellow rice (about 4 cups cooked)

2 Tbsps.

butter or margarine

1

large Vidalia or other sweet onion, chopped

1

red bell pepper, chopped

1 Pkg.

(9 ounces) frozen peas

1/2 Tsp.

ground black pepper

Salt to taste

Preparation

1

Cut sausage in ½” cubes; set aside.  Prepare rice according to package directions; keep warm. 

2

Melt butter in a 4-5 quart pan over medium-high heat; add sausage, onions and peppers.  Cook, stirring frequently 5-6 minutes or until sausage is lightly browned and vegetables are soft.   Add peas and cook 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally until peas are hot.

3

Gently stir in cooked rice and ground black pepper; heat through.  Add salt to taste.