Sausage n Rice

sausage n rice caloriesI was in the kitchen trying to play around with Ragú’s Sausage & Peppers recipe. I made up my mind on making mini sandwiches best served at parties, when I started gathering all the ingredients, my friend called and said she’s coming over for lunch!

sausage with rice and almond2She is Persian and loves to eat, if I served her a mini sandwich, hell will let loose. She has one-hour lunch break and I didn’t want her to wait for food, yet I wanted to serve her a good meal.

sausage n rice Smoked turkey sausage with rice, took less than 30 minutes and I had time to prepare a light dessert too.

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Sausage n Rice

Serves 2. 432 per serving.

1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice

1/2 cup Ragú® Old World Style® Traditional Sauce

1 medium onion chopped

2 teaspoons olive oil

6 oz smoked turkey sausage chopped

1/2 bell pepper chopped


Black pepper powder

1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder

1 cup hot water

6 toasted almonds sliced 

– Soak rice in cold water. Keep aside.

– In a hot pan, add the olive oil and onions, when translucent add the sausage and bell pepper, cook for three minutes.

– Add Ragú® Old World Style® Traditional Sauce. Season the sauce with salt, black pepper, cardamom, and cinnamon.

– Pour the hot water and when it comes to a boil, add the rice. Cover with aluminum foil then with the lid. Let it cook on very low flame. It will be ready in 15 -18 minutes.

– When serving, garnish with toasted almonds.


4 Comments on Sausage n Rice

  1. Angie (@angiesrecipess)
    14/03/2014 at 12:35 am (2 years ago)

    A very satisfying and delicious rice stir-fry, Muna. Beautiful lighting.

    • munatycooking
      14/03/2014 at 12:59 am (2 years ago)

      Thanks Angie :)

  2. Chris @ The Café Sucré Farine
    16/03/2014 at 9:26 am (2 years ago)

    I wish I lived close enough to call and say I’m coming for lunch. This sounds wonderful and I love that you can make it so fast.

    • munatycooking
      16/03/2014 at 9:41 am (2 years ago)

      I’ll be blessed to have a neighbor like you, beside being sweet, I’ll be enjoying all those goodies from your kitchen 😉