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Italian Style Smoked Sausage With Rice

Authentic Italian cooking has never been easier, thanks to this simple recipe featuring our Hillshire Farm® Italian Style Smoked Sausage and rice.

Hot & Spicy Italian Style
  • 10min
  • 25min
  • 8
  • 6
  • 1 package Hot & Spicy Italian Style
  • 1 package (8 ounces) yellow rice (about 4 cups cooked)
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 large Vidalia or other sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 package (9 ounces) frozen peas
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  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.