A one-dish meal! Sweet Italian sausage stews with cubed chicken breasts and rice in a savory sauce with peas, tomatoes, onions, green peppers, garlic, herbs, and spices.
INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 pound sweet Italian sausage, sliced
- 1 (8 ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
- 2 cubes chicken bouillon
- 1 2/3 cups hot water
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground thyme
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 cup frozen green peas
- 1 1/2 cups instant rice
- 2 medium tomatoes, diced
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in sausage, and brown well, about 5 minutes. Remove, and drain fat. Stir chicken, onion, and green pepper into skillet, and cook 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, stir bouillon cubes into hot water to dissolve. Stir in salt, thyme, and garlic powder. Pour into skillet.
Stir peas into skillet, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium low, and simmer about 5 minutes. Stir in rice and tomatoes; cover, remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes.