Chicken Sausage with Rice Recipe

  • 10min
  • 15min
  • 8
  • 6
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 package Chicken Hardwood Smoked Sausage
  • 1 package (6.8 ounces) Chicken Rice
  • 1 medium Vidalia or other sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup green olives, halved
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Melt butter in large 4-5 quart pan over medium-high heat; add sausage, rice, onion and peppers. Cook and stir until sausage is lightly browned and vegetables are soft.
  2. Stir in 2 cups water and the rice seasoning packet; bring to a boil over high heat. Cover; reduce heat to low. Simmer 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in peas Cover; simmer 10 to 12 minutes or until most of liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir in olives and salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.