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Spanish Rice and Smoked Sausage skillet meal is perfect on a busy night. It’s so easy to throw together and it reheats well. We love this dish with cornbread muffins. The flavor it in this dish is really great and it’s super versatile. If there is is something you don’t like you can easily leave it out.

Spanish Rice and Smoked Sausage Ingredients Needed:

Long-grain rice


Green pepper



Chicken broth

Can of  mushroom

Diced tomatoes




Smoked sausage

Hot sauce (optional)

You could easily make this with another type of sausage too. If you love spicy food, try Andouille sausage for a nice treat! If you want a lighter dish use turkey smoked sausage. This dish is one anyone can make and your family will enjoy.

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Spanish Rice and Smoked Sausage

This Spanish Rice and Smoked Sausage Skillet Meal is perfect for a busy night. 

Prep Time10 mins

Cook Time25 mins

Total Time35 mins

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: American

  • 1 cup long-grain rice uncooked
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 small green pepper chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery chopped
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 14 ounce can chicken broth
  • 1 7 ounce can mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained can use Rotel Tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic or 1 clove of garlic chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lb. smoked sausage sliced in rounds, I use Hillshire Farms (could use turkey sausage, hamburger or turkey burger)
  • dash hot sauce optional
  • Brown rice, onion, celery and green pepper in butter. Add broth, mushrooms, garlic, salt, pepper, tomatoes, sausage and hot sauce

  • Cover and let simmer for about 25 minutes until rice soaks up liquid.

  • If you use hamburger or turkey burger, you would brown it with the rice, onions, peppers and celery.

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