Red Beans and Rice with Smoked Sausage

Cut:

Falls Brand Smoked Sausage

Ingredients:

  • 1 package Falls Brand Smoked Sausage, about one pound, split lengthwise

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil

  • 1/2 cup (3 oz.) smoked ham, diced

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 medium tomato, diced

  • 2 cups chicken broth

  • 1 16-oz. can red beans, drained

  • 1 cup long-grained rice

Instructions:

Broil or grill sausage until browned, keep warm. Meanwhile, in a large, deep skillet with tight-fitting lid, saute ham, onion and garlic in oil until lightly browned, about 2-4 minutes. Stir in all remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Lower heat, cover and simmer until rice is tender, about 15-20 minutes. Serve immediately with grilled sausage.

* Serves 6.

Serving Suggestions

Beans and rice spell “dinner” in many different languages, and when paired with a grilled smoked sausage, the dish becomes sublime. Serve with a green salad and hot French bread.