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Zesty Rice with Chorizo

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  • prep time: 15 min
  • total time: 45 min
  • serves: 4 people
  • calories: 331 1 serving

Looking for a new way to prepare rice?  Shake things up with this easy to make skillet side dish that gets kicked up flavor from chorizo sausage and picante sauce.

Ingredients

cost per recipe: $3.89

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 package (about 4 ounces) chorizo sausage, cut in half and sliced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup uncooked long grain white rice
  • 1 3/4 cups Swanson® Chicken Broth or Swanson® Certified Organic Chicken Broth or Swanson® Natural Goodness® Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 cup Pace® Picante Sauce
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions

  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sausage, onion and garlic and cook until the onion is tender, stirring often.

  • Step 2

    Stir the rice, broth and picante sauce in the skillet and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 15 minutes. Stir in the peas and cook, covered, for 5 minutes or until the sausage is cooked through and the rice is tender. Stir in the cilantro.  Season to taste.

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  • Zesty Rice with Chorizo

    tammy_hirsch
    October 5, 2006

    Very flavorful! The whole family wanted seconds. It was great as leftovers too!

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