Cajun Sausage and Rice Skillet

Cajun Sausage and Rice Skillet Recipe
Photo: Oxmoor House
This tasty Cajun-inspired sausage and rice dinner is perfect for a quick weeknight supper.


6 servings (serving size: about 1 1/4 cups)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 383
Caloriesfromfat 21 %
Fat 8.9 g
Satfat 3 g
Monofat 1.5 g
Polyfat 2 g
Protein 16 g
Carbohydrate 58.1 g
Fiber 6.1 g
Cholesterol 27 mg
Iron 2.9 mg
Sodium 955 mg
Calcium 54 mg


2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 cup presliced mushrooms
1 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon salt-free Cajun seasoning
8 ounces andouille sausage, sliced
2 (3 1/2-ounce) bags boil-in-bag long-grain rice
4 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, drained
1/2 teaspoon salt


Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, onion, Cajun seasoning, and sausage; sauté 5 minutes. Remove rice from bags; add to pan. Stir in broth and beans. Bring mixture to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir in salt.

Lorrie Hulston Corvin,

Cooking Light

January 2004
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