Smoked Sausage Rice & Veggie Bake

Smoked Sausage Rice & Veggie Bake

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Cook Time
40 min
PT40M
Servings
4-6

Ingredients

  • 1/2 of a 10-14oz package Eckrich® Smoked Sausage
  • 1 cup Long grain white rice
  • 2 cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black pepper
  • 2 cups Small broccoli florets
  • 1 can Diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano (14.5oz)
  • 1 cup Shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, divided

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Slice Eckrich Smoked Sausage Rope into thin coins. Set aside.
  3. Place rice, broth and seasoning in 2-1/2-quart saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 minutes. Place broccoli over rice; cover and continue cooking 5 minutes.
  4. Mix cooked rice and broccoli with sausage, tomatoes (with liquid), and 1/2 cup of cheese. Pour into 2-quart baking dish. Cover; bake 20 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; continue baking uncovered 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Tip: Substitute 1/2 package of Eckrich Beef Skinless Smoked Sausage or 1/2 package of Eckrich Turkey Skinless Smoked Sausage and enjoy another great flavor!