This Smoked Sausage & Rice One-Skillet Recipe can be made in under 30 minutes for a quick and easy dinner idea. It promises to be a hit around your dinner table!
We don’t always have the luxury of sitting down together, but when we do, this is one of our FAVORITE smoked sausage recipes! You’re going to love this savory sausage recipe!
This really is one of my favorite smoked sausage recipes! You’re going to love the delicious flavor of this recipe.
Smoked Sausage & Rice One-Skillet Recipe
Weeknights can get busy! With after-school and work activities, homework, getting ready for the next day, and normal household chores – the day is over before you know it!
So, you need a quick and easy meal! I’ve got you covered! You can use spicy sausage or not – totally up to you! It’s going to be a tasty dish no matter what!
This past week I made this delicious Sausage and Rice One Skillet Dinner and it was a hit! Making everyone in just one pan is fast and simple and great for clean-up as well!
Ready In Under 30 Minutes! Simple Weeknight Recipe!
You never know when you make a new dish if it will go over well with the kids, but this one was more than welcomed. They even had seconds!
One of my favorite memories is going to the mall with mom when I was little. I loved seeing the Hillshire Farms lady giving out samples by the store entrance. So fun! Hillshire farms smoked sausage is really delicious!
But now, you can buy their sausages in the grocery store! I picked up all the ingredients for this meal at Target AND I had a Cartwheel offer for Hillshire Farms Smoked Sausage for 20% OFF! Anytime I can get a deal on a meal – I’m excited!
AND anytime I can make a one-skillet meal and have less to clean up – even better!
Here’s how to make this recipe with sausage
Learn how to cook smoked sausage in no time at all!
(full recipe is below)
Smoked Sausage – If you have Hillshire Farm at your store, this is my favorite! You can also use Italian sausage as well. Chicken sausage can be a simple way to cut down on the fat content. You can easily use different types of sausage.
Broccoli Florets – Cut broccoli into small bite size pieces. They’ll also cook faster.
Seasonings – This takes the flavor up a notch.
Instant Rice – You want to rice to cook fairly quickly so instant is best.
Shredded Cheddar Cheese – this is optional. But it gives amazing flavor!
How To Make This Smoked Sausage Recipe:
Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add butter and olive oil until melted. Add the sliced smoked sausage and cook for about 5 minutes until sausage begins to brown.
Add the broccoli and cover. Reduce heat to low and cook about 5 minutes more – stirring occasionally.
Add the cooked rice, garlic powder and onion salt to the skillet. Stir well.
What are smoked sausages?
Sausage is a food usually made from ground meat with a skin around it. Sausages may be preserved by curing, drying, or smoking.
What is the difference between smoked sausage and kielbasa?
Smoked sausage can be made from ground pork, turkey, beef or a combination of meats and usually include a variety of seasonings. Polish kielbasa is made from ground pork or turkey.
Is all smoked sausage fully cooked?
Smoked sausages are either cooked first and then smoked, or cooked as they are smoked. If you’re looking for a winning weekend night meal idea – this quick, easy, and delicious skillet meal made with Hillshire Farms Smoked Sausage is the perfect solution to a Monday through Friday family meal!
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Smoked Sausage & Rice One Skillet Meal
- 1 tbs olive oil
- 1 tbs butter
- 1 lb Hillshire Farms Smoked Sausage sliced ¼-inch thick
- 2 cups broccoli florets
- 1½ cups cooked brown rice - I use minute rice to save time!
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp onion salt
- ¼ tsp pepper
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add butter and olive oil until melted.
- Add the sliced smoked sausage and cook for about 5 minutes until sausage begins to brown.
- Add the broccol and cover. Reduce heat to low and cook about 5 minutes more - stirring occasionally.
- Add the cooked rice, garlic powder and onion salt to the skillet.
- Stir well.
- Add the shredded cheese - stiring well until the cheese is melted.
- Remove from the heat and serve warm.
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