Italian Sausage Rice Recipe

Italian Sausage Rice Recipe

Italian Sausage Rice Recipe

Ingredients:
1 large brown onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tablespoon olive oil
375g lean Italian beef sausages
1 medium red capsicum, chopped
400g can diced tomatoes
2 teaspoons dried Italian herbs
250g cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
2 x 250g packets 90-second rice
1/2 cup frozen peas
Grated cheddar cheese, to serve

Preparation Instructions:
Heat oil in a deep frying pan over medium-high heat. Snip one end from each sausage. Squeeze meat into pan, forming small meatballs. Discard casings. Cook meatballs, turning, for 4 to 5 minutes or until browned. Add onion and garlic. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until onion has softened. Add dried herbs, cherry tomato, capsicum and diced tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Cover. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 8 minutes or until sauce thickens and tomatoes start to collapse. Add rice and peas. Cook for 2 minutes or until heated through. Stir in basil and parsley. Top with cheese. Serve.

Photo credit: gkdavie

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