Italian Sausage & Rice Dinner

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Italian Sausage & Rice Dinner

Recipe by Julia Pacheco Course: DinnerCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Easy


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  • 2 tbs olive oil

  • 1 lb ground Italian sausage

  • 1 white onion, diced

  • 1 tbs minced garlic

  • 5.7 oz bag Knorr creamy chicken rice

  • 2 cups water

  • 14 oz can Italian style petite diced tomatoes

  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese

  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese


  • To a large skillet over medium heat add the oil once hot add in the sausage, onion, and minced garlic break the sausage up with a spatula and cook it through. Remove the sausage and onions to a bowl lined with paper towels.
  • To the same pan we cooked the sausage in add the rice and water stir well bring this up to a simmer then turn to low and let simmer covered for 7 minutes.
  • Once the rice is tender add back in the cooked sausage, and diced tomatoes, stir well and let simmer for 2-3 minutes. Stir in the mozzarella and parmesan let the cheese melt down then serve!

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  1. Made this last night and both of my kids told me to save the recipe. It was two thumbs up! I loved how easy and fast it was and will definitely be making this again.

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