Smoked Sausage and Peppers with Rice

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Servings: 4
Smoked Sausage and Peppers with Rice

This tasty rice meal benefits from the addition of smoked sausage and bell peppers, which provide a delightful sweetness.


  • 13 ounces (369 g) smoked sausage, beef or pork, sliced into rounds
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 medium bell peppers, sliced into strips (your favorite colors)
  • 2 cups (370 g) uncooked white rice
  • 8 ounce (227 ml) can tomato sauce
  • 4 cups (946 ml) chicken broth
  • ½ teaspoon creole seasoning, (if you don't have this, 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper works too)
  • salt and pepper, to taste


Recipe instructions Smoked Sausage and Peppers with Rice

  1. Step 1

    In a heavy bottom pan such as a dutch oven, add 1 tablespoon of oil and heat up over medium-high heat.

  2. Step 2

    Once hot, add smoked sausage and let brown on both sides.

  3. Step 3

    Add the onion, garlic, and bell peppers. Cook until softened, about 3 minutes.

  4. Step 4

    Add the rice and slightly toast it in pan before adding the tomato sauce. Add tomato sauce and chicken broth and seasonings. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer, cover and let cook for 20-25 minutes, or until rice is done.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 693
Fat: 26 g
Carbs: 83 g
Protein: 28 g