Skillet Rice and Sausage



Makes 6 to 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 11 Minutes


2 (8.8-ounce) pouches ready-to-serve yellow rice
1 (14-ounce) package beef smoked sausage
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup water


Heat rice according to package directions; set aside.

Cut sausage into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Cook in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 4 minutes on each side or until browned. Drain on paper towels. Wipe skillet clean, and return sausage to skillet.

Stir in rice, diced tomatoes, parsley, and 1/4 cup water. Cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Zatarain's New Orleans Style Ready-to-Serve Yellow Rice.

Lynn Cockrell, Aiken, South Carolina,

Southern Living

February 2006
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