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Confetti Sausage ‘N’ Rice

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

From Canton, Ohio, Carole Magee shares this economical one-dish wonder. "My husband and I came up with this hearty meal when we were on a tight budget," she writes, "It's still one of our favorites today. I even double it for potlucks."


  • 1 pound smoked sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 2/3 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 1/4 cup frozen corn
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules


  1. In a large skillet, brown sausage in butter; remove with a slotted spoon and keep warm.
  2. In the drippings, saute the onion, peppers and celery until tender. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until rice is tender. Return the sausage to the pan; cook and stir until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 587 calories, 34g fat (15g saturated fat), 84mg cholesterol, 1864mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 22g protein.

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