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Hearty Sausage and Rice Skillet

At the end of the day, who wants a stack of dishes to wash? That’s why we love this entree: It cooks in one skillet and everyone cleans their plates! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Italian turkey sausage links, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 medium sweet yellow pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with mild green chilies, undrained
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach, coarsely chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 2 cups uncooked instant rice

Directions

  • Cook sausage in a Dutch oven over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Remove and keep warm. Saute the mushrooms, pepper and onion in oil in the same pan until tender.
  • Return sausage to pan. Stir in the tomatoes, spinach, water, tomato sauce and seasonings.
  • Bring to a boil; cook for 2 minutes. Stir in rice. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand for 5-7 minutes or until rice is tender. Fluff with a fork.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups: 318 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 1007mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 16g protein.

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