Sausage Zucchini and Brown Rice Skillet

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Everett November 21, 2020
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How To Make Sausage Zucchini and Brown Rice Skillet

This brown rice skillet recipe is the perfect busy day dish. It’s loaded with sausages, veggies, beans, and cheese for a truly satisfying meal.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Total: 22 minutes
Serves:

Ingredients

  • tbspolive oil
  • ¾cupyellow onionfinely chopped
  • 2cupszucchinihalved and sliced
  • 1cupgreen bell pepperchopped
  • 2garlic clovesminced
  • 8ozturkey sausagesmoked, sliced
  • cupsinstant brown ricesuch as Minute brown rice
  • 14½ozdiced tomatoes
  • cupschicken brothlow-sodium
  • 1tspchili powder
  • ½tspcuminground
  • ½tspdried thyme
  • tspcayenne pepperoptional
  • saltto taste
  • freshly ground black pepperto taste
  • 14½ozblack beansdrained and rinsed
  • 1tbspfresh parsleychopped
  • ¾cupcheddar cheeseshredded or Mexican blend, optional

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a 12-inch non-stick skillet (that’s at least 2-inches deep) over medium-high heat.

  2. Add in yellow onion and saute for 4 minutes, stirring frequently. Add in zucchini, bell pepper and garlic and saute 2 minutes longer.

  3. Push veggies to one side then add sausage to the empty side and cook for about 3 minutes, or until it’s starting to brown.

  4. Pour in rice, tomatoes, and chicken broth. Season with chili powder, cumin, thyme, cayenne pepper and salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Stir then pour in black beans. Bring mixture to a boil.

  6. Cover pan with lid and reduce temperature to medium.

  7. Allow to boil gently for 5 to 6 minutes then remove from heat.

  8. Toss and let rest for 8 to 10 minutes until rice is tender. Drain off excess liquid if desired.

  9. Toss in parsley and serve warm with cheese.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 930.72kcal
  • Fat: 23.26g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.83g
  • Trans Fat: 0.49g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.74g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.02g
  • Carbohydrates: 134.40g
  • Fiber: 22.90g
  • Sugar: 10.10g
  • Protein: 49.09g
  • Cholesterol: 70.47mg
  • Sodium: 1367.09mg
  • Calcium: 404.26mg
  • Potassium: 2498.76mg
  • Iron: 9.08mg
  • Vitamin A: 122.88µg
  • Vitamin C: 59.56mg
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