Easy Weeknight Skillet Rice and Sausage

READY IN: 16mins
Recipe by Loves2Teach

So simple on those busy nights! From the Feb. 2006 issue of Southern Living Magazine

Top Review by Ginny Sue

Quick and easy meal when time is tight. I used an 8 ounce box of yellow rice mix, instead of the already prepared version. Flavorful, filling dinner with just a few ingredients.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (8 7/8 ounce) packagesof ready to serve cooked yellow rice
  • 1 (14 ounce) package smoked beef sausage
  • 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 14 cup water


  1. Heat rice according to package directions, set aside.
  2. Cut sausage into 1/2/ inch thick slises.
  3. Cook in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat 4 minutes on each side, or until browned. Drain on paper towels.
  4. Wipe skillet clean, and return the sausage to the skillet.
  5. Stir in rice, diced tomatoes, parsley, and 1/4 cup of water. Cook for 3 minutes, or untill thoroughly heated.

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