Easy Smoked Sausage Creole

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Paintpuddles

Another one of my quick easy week night meals, with little fuss and full of flavor.

Top Review by enestvmel

This was great! I didn't have the Spanish rice mix, so I feel it's hard to rate it with stars. This recipe was a great base for what I made. I basically made the recipe as is, with my own homemade Spanish rice (about 2 c. rice, 3/4 c. salsa, about 3 c. water, and the liquid from the tomatoes). I just added the water from this recipe into my amount of water needed (It's a 2 to 1 ratio for water to rice, and I add a little bit extra water when I substitute salsa to make spanish rice). I cooked my rice for 17 minutes like I normally do, but it wasn't very saucy like in the picture. Next time I would cook less next time and take off the heat like in the recipe. I didn't have green olives. I also thought I'd add a little bit of cooked chicken I had left. I did add about a half a tsp of salt, because there was no salt added to my tomatoes, and I used my own Spanish rice. The amount I made was definitely for more than 4 people, it was at least 6, maybe even 8. I made corn muffins to go with this, and it paired great! Thanks for the recipe, Breezermom!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sauté onion, bell pepper and celery in oil.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan.
  3. Bring to a boil while stirring well. Cover and simmer until liquid is absorbed, about 10-12 minutes.
  4. Remove from stove and let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  5. Variation: For a spicier Creole taste use a dash of tabasco Sauce.

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