ELLEN'S RICE & SAUSAGE VEGGIE MIX

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

This dish is the result of cleaning out my pantry and freezer in preparation for the New Year. It's very easy to make, doesn't take long to cook, and tastes delicious! I will make this again!


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
butter
1 large
green bell pepper, chopped
1 medium
onion, chopped
3 stalk(s)
celery, chopped
3 clove
garlic, minced
1 lb
smoked sausage, cut in 1-inch rounds
2 c
quick-cooking rice
1 jar(s)
(24 oz.) any type pasta sauce (i used tomato, onion & garlic)
1 tsp
salt, or to taste
1 small
pinch crushed red pepper, if desired

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add bell pepper, onion, and celery. Saute, stirring frequently, until vegetables start to become translucent. Add garlic and saute about 1 minute more.
2
Meanwhile, in a large skillet, brown sausage rounds. Add vegetables to skillet and combine. Add rice and pasta sauce and mix well. Shake in a pinch of crushed red pepper, if desired.
3
Bring mixture to boil over medium-high heat. Lower to simmer, cover, and cook about 20 minutes, or until rice is thoroughly cooked and liquid is absorbed.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy