Cheesy Sausage and Rice

 INGREDIENTS:2 tablespoons olive oil1 ring 13.5 ounces smoked sausage or kielbasa, sliced into -inch pieces1 yellow onion, finely diced1 green bell pepper, finely diced1 red bell pepper, finely diced1 teaspoon garlic, minced2 cups instant white rice2 cans 10.75 ounces each cream of chicken soup2 cups chicken broth2 cups mild cheddar cheese, shredded, divided teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes teaspoon kosher salt teaspoon black pepper cup unsalted butter, sliced into 4 patsParsley, for garnishDIRECTIONS:Preheat oven to 400F. In a 15-inch oven-safe skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add sausage slices and sear until browned, about 2-3 minutes per side.Remove skillet from heat. Add onion, green and red bell peppers, garlic, rice, cream of chicken soup, chicken broth, 1 cup of cheese, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine.Top with butter slices and remaining cheese. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes.Remove foil and bake for an additional 20 minutes, or until cheese is hot and bubbly.Garnish with parsley and adjust salt to taste.

Cheesy Sausage and Rice

 



INGREDIENTS:

2 tablespoons olive oil


1 ring 13.5 ounces smoked sausage or kielbasa, sliced into -inch pieces


1 yellow onion, finely diced


1 green bell pepper, finely diced


1 red bell pepper, finely diced


1 teaspoon garlic, minced


2 cups instant white rice


2 cans 10.75 ounces each cream of chicken soup


2 cups chicken broth


2 cups mild cheddar cheese, shredded, divided


 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes


 teaspoon kosher salt


 teaspoon black pepper


 cup unsalted butter, sliced into 4 pats


Parsley, for garnish


DIRECTIONS:

Preheat oven to 400F. In a 15-inch oven-safe skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add sausage slices and sear until browned, about 2-3 minutes per side.


Remove skillet from heat. Add onion, green and red bell peppers, garlic, rice, cream of chicken soup, chicken broth, 1 cup of cheese, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine.


Top with butter slices and remaining cheese. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes.


Remove foil and bake for an additional 20 minutes, or until cheese is hot and bubbly.


Garnish with parsley and adjust salt to taste.