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Sausage and Rice Skillet

This sausage and rice skillet only takes about 20 minutes and requires minimal work making it a great easy recipe after a busy day. This recipe combines jasmine rice, chicken sausage, red peppers, and onions.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course


  • 2 cups jasmine rice
  • 5 links chicken sausage
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup yellow onion
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 3 tbsp tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 tbsp shredded cheese optional


  • Cook 2 cups of jasmine rice according to the packaging.
  • Dice 1 red bell pepper and 1/4 cup of yellow onion. Then chop up the 5 links of chicken sausage while the rice is finishing cooking.
  • Remove the rice from the heat once it is done cooking.
  • Place a medium sized skillet on the stove top over medium heat. Coat the skillet with 1 tbsp. of avocado oil. Set the diced red bell pepper, yellow onion, and chopped chicken sausage into the skillet.
  • Cook the vegetables and chicken sausage in the skillet for approximately 5-10 minutes. After they are mostly done cooking add the two cups of jasmine rice into the skillet.
  • Add 3 tbsp. of tomato sauce, 1 tsp. of ground pepper, 1 tsp. of parsley, and 1 tsp. of cumin into the skillet. Mix everything together in the skillet. 
  • Allow all the mixed ingredients to cook in the skillet over medium heat for 3-5 minutes.
  • Serve into a bowl and top with a little cheese if desired.
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