green bell pepper, seeded, chopped
(15.5 ounces each) kidney beans, rinsed, drained
(14 ounces) chicken broth
hot pepper sauce
Hot cooked long grain white rice
Optional: chopped parsley
Cut sausage into ½” slices. Heat a 5 to 6-quart pan over medium-high heat for 3 minutes. Add sausage, onion, green pepper, celery and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, 5-6 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
Stir in kidney beans, chicken broth, oregano, thyme and bay leaf. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium and cook 12-15 minutes or until slightly thickened. Add hot sauce to taste.
Remove bay leaf and serve over hot cooked rice. Sprinkle with chopped parsley if desired.
Cook's Tip: Like it hot? Substitute Hillshire Farm® Hot Links™ for the Hillshire Farm® Smoked Sausage.