Sausage Rice and Beans (30-minute meal)
Serves: 8 servings
  • 6-8 sausage links (mild or hot Italian)
  • 2 scallions
  • 1 1/2 cups parboiled rice
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 package sazon seasoning from Goya, Cilantro, and Achiote
  • 3 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon
  • 2 cans (15 oz) beans, black beans, and pinto beans work well
  1. Slice sausage into 1/2 inch pieces
  2. place sausage into a skillet on medium-high heat
  3. saute sausage until it's browned on the outside
  4. add in diced scallions
  5. and stir in rice
  6. cook rice for one minute until it's hot and covered in the oil from the sausage
  7. pour in water and bring to a boil, add in cumin, sazon and chicken flavor and cilantro
  8. turn on low and cover for 20-25 minutes till rice is tender
  9. stir in beans and cover for two minutes or until completely hot
*you can use your favorite type of rice. Parboiled rice isn't sticky and my family loves it in this dish. It does reheat well, as the rice doesn't clump up, it stays separated.
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