I’ve always wanted to try this and, for some reason, never have.
Tossing the rice right into the skillet with everything else is so easy.
It wouldn’t work for a stir-fry when the vegetables should retain a bit of crunch, but for something like this – there’s no reason not to.
Rice is easier than pasta to cook in the skillet as it doesn’t have quite the same tendency to stick.
However…. experiments continue.
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Sausage & Rice Skillet Dinner
This is an easy, one-skillet dinner for busy week nights – or anytime you want simple. If you want more veggies add 1 or 2 chopped carrots or a cup of chopped butternut squash.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 25 minutes
- Total Time: 35 minutes
- Yield: 2 servings 1x
- Category: One Dish Dinners
- Method: Skillet
- 10oz (300gr) smoked sausage, sliced
- 2 ribs celery, chopped
- 1 lg onion, chopped
- 1 small red pepper, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tbs olive oil
- 2 tbs Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tbs tomato paste
- 1/2 cup (3.3oz, 95gr) Basmati rice
- 1 cup (250ml) beef broth
- Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat.
- Add vegetables, except garlic, as you cut them, sauté until they start to get tender, 5 – 7 minutes.
- Add garlic, sausage, and sauté until sausage starts to brown
- Add remaining ingredients, stir well, cover, reduce heat slightly and cook 16 minutes until rice is done. Stir occasionally.
If you don’t have tomato paste in a tube, substitute ketchup.
- Serving Size: 1/2 recipe
- Calories: 675
- Sugar: 10.7 g
- Sodium: 1744.3 mg
- Fat: 49.9 g
- Saturated Fat: 15.1 g
- Trans Fat: 0.3 g
- Carbohydrates: 33.5 g
- Fiber: 4.2 g
- Protein: 22.8 g
- Cholesterol: 91.5 mg
Keywords: sausage, rice
In the last month we have gone to a Chocolate Fair and out to lunch at a restaurant, indoors, twice. Both of these were made possible by our health passes.
Yes, we still had to wear masks when moving around, but, obviously, not while we were eating. I don’t mind. I’m happy to wear my mask. Maybe I can avoid getting a cold as well as Covid.
I would not have been comfortable in a restaurant if they hadn’t been requiring health passes. I know it’s not fool-proof (there are always fools) but it does give a certain reassurance to know that everyone else has been vaccinated.
And our health passes are both good for the foreseeable future as we both have gotten our booster shots. When I asked the doc how long the booster would be good for she just said ‘a long time’.
I ordered a couple of new masks, too…. One must be prepared these days.
The best news is that, at least for the moment, Bordeaux is having their Christmas Fair again!
I knew I should have ordered a Christmas mask…..
Life is looking a teeny, tiny bit more positive.