Sausage & Rice Skillet

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SERVINGS
4
PREP TIME
15
MIN
COOK TIME
35
MIN
TOTAL TIME
50
MIN
DIFFICULTY
Medium
  • 1  (14-oz.) pkg. Farmer John® Smoked Sausage or Beef Franks, cut on diagonal into 1/4-inch thick slices
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium sweet yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 1/4 cups white rice
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 (3-oz.) pkg. julienne-cut sun dried tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet with tight-fitting lid over medium-high. Sauté chopped onion until tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add smoked sausage or franks and garlic; cook for 5 minutes, stirring often.
  3. Add rice to skillet; cook and stir until it starts to brown, about 3 minutes.  Add stock and sun dried tomatoes; bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes until rice is tender and stock is absorbed.
  4. Remove skillet from heat and stir in basil. Cover and let stand 5 minutes before serving.