Make this delicious Sweet Potato and Black Bean dish for a dinner with Caribbean flair. The flavor of the hot Italian turkey sausage really goes well with the spices in the dish to give this recipe a well-rounded island flavor.
Remove seasoning packet from rice mix; discard. Cook rice according to package directions, omitting fat. Keep warm.
Crumble the sausage into a large nonstick skillet, and stir over medium-high heat until browned (about 8 minutes). Drain sausage, and set aside.
Melt the butter in pan over medium-high heat. Add thinly sliced onion and garlic, and sauté for 3 minutes. Stir in the Maple-Glazed Sweet Potatoes and the next 4 ingredients (potatoes through cinnamon), and reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook for 10 minutes. Stir in sausage, green onions, and beans; cover and cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve over rice.
I was pretty dubious about this recipe, but it was amazing! I am making it for the second time tonight for some friends. My grocery store doesn't have hot Italian turkey sausage, but the butcher told me to just add some paprika and red pepper flakes to the Italian turkey sausage they did have.