Sausage-Spinach Rice Bowl

<p>Sausage-Spinach Rice Bowl</p>
Photo: José Picayo

This quick and easy sausage and spinach rice bowl recipe is a one-dish meal that can be ready in 10 minutes flat.


Serves 3 (serving size: 1 cup)

Total time: 10 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 333
Fat 15.4 g
Satfat 4.3 g
Monofat 7 g
Polyfat 3.6 g
Protein 17.5 g
Carbohydrate 33 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Iron 3.4 mg
Sodium 610 mg
Calcium 161 mg


1 (8.8-ounce) pouch precooked brown rice (such as Uncle Ben's)
1 tablespoon olive oil
6 ounces hot turkey Italian sausage, casings removed
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
5 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 (6-ounce) package fresh baby spinach
1 ounce Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, shaved (about 1/4 cup)


1. Heat rice according to directions.

2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add sausage and pepper; cook 4 minutes or until sausage is browned, stirring to crumble. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add spinach; cook 30 seconds or until spinach begins to wilt, tossing constantly. Stir in rice; cook 1 minute or until heated. Sprinkle with cheese.