Southern Style Spanish Rice

Give Spanish rice a surprisingly Southern flair with Hillshire Farm® Smoked Sausage, chopped onions, corn, and tomato sauce.

AVERAGE CUSTOMER RATING

  • Prep Time

    15 Minutes

  • Cook Time

    30 Minutes

  • Makes

    6 Servings (about 1½ cups each)

Ingredients

1

medium onion, chopped

1

medium green bell pepper, seeded and chopped

1 Tbsp.

minced garlic

2 Cups

uncooked long grain white rice

1 Can

(15 ounces) black-eyed peas or pigeon peas, drained

1 Can

(8.75 ounces) whole kernel yellow corn, drained

1 Can

(8 ounces) tomato sauce

3 Tbsps.

Sauzon seasoning*

1 Tbsp.

Sofrito*

3 Cups

water

Preparation

1

Cut sausage into ½” cubes.  Heat a 4-6 quart non-stick pan over medium-high heat for 3 minutes.  Add sausage, onion, green pepper, and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally 3-4 minutes or until sausage is lightly browned. 

2

Add all remaining ingredients; bring to a boil.  Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook 20 minutes or until water is absorbed.  Let stand 5 minutes, covered.  Stir gently and serve.

Cook's Tip: *Sauzon is a type of seasoned salt and Sofrito is a concentrated tomato cooking base.  Both can be found in the Hispanic section of many grocery stores.