Chicken-Wrapped Sausages With Mushroom-Tomato Sauce

READY IN: 1hr 25mins




  • Bring large pot of water to boil over high heat.
  • Add sausages and boil until cooked through, about 15 minutes.
  • Let cool;remove casings.
  • Flatten chicken breasts by rolling or pounding between two pieces of waxed paper.
  • Carefully wrap 1 chicken breast around each sausage, securing with toothpicks.
  • Melt 1/3 cup butter in large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add chicken and brown on all sides.
  • Add wine with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Reduce heat to medium and cook, turning frequently, until chicken is done, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, melt 2 tablespoons butter in medium skillet over medium heat.
  • Add rice and brown lightly.
  • Add chicken stock and pine nuts, if desired, and bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until rice is tender, 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a very large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add onions,scallions, and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes; do not brown.
  • Add mushrooms, bell peppers, tomato puree, parsley, salt and pepper to taste and cook until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Transfer rice to heated serving platter or individual plates. Arrange chicken ( remove toothpicks first if you wish) atop rice, pour sauce over chicken and serve immediately.