This is an easy recipe to throw together at the end of a busy day or just anytime. Add some cornbread and you have one-dish meal!  This is comfort food at its best.
1 lb pork sausage
1 chopped green pepper
1 chopped onion
1 cup chopped celery
1 (1 lb. can) mushroom stems and pieces
1 can chicken broth
1 1/2 cups instant rice
1 (4 oz. can) diced green chili peppers (optional)
salt and pepper to taste

Brown sausage, with onion, green pepper, and celery in skillet. Drain.  Add mushrooms, rice and chicken broth. Simmer until rice is tender.

This makes a meal served with cornbread!  Enjoy!


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  1. do you put un-cooked rice into mixture ?

  2. Martha R Hornsby says:

    I’ve made this skillet meal several times and we really do “enjoy” it. For the two of us, it makes enough for a left over meal and is even better after the flavors have set together. I alway use Jimmy Dean sausage and there’s never any grease to drain.

  3. julie clopper says:

    Sounds delicious ! Gonna make this tomorrow

  4. Is this ground sausage or link?

  5. What type of pork sausage are you using? Is it the breakfast kind?

  6. Natanya Flowers says:

    Do you drain the sausage after it’s cooked and before adding rice and broth?

  7. Just made this for lunch. It was so good.

  8. Can you freeze this?

  9. Hi this is the same as what my family and I call Dirty Rice, I use hamburger and sausage, never put mushrooms but thought about it. I will next time. It’s a great side dish

  10. How many would this serve?

  11. I don’t like instant rice. Can you cook the rice in a rice cooker and then add the mixture?

  12. Leave the sausage whole? Or chop it up?

  13. VICKIE EMERICK says:

    i buy the bulk chicken broth. So how much would i do??

  14. I cooked this for my family last night. Let me just say, “Easy and superb.” The entire family loved this (which is not very common)! I used two 4 oz. cans of mushrooms, which is still ALOT. Thanks for sharing!!

  15. Is it possible that you do not really mean a 1 lb can of mushroom pieces & stems – perhaps a 4 oz can?

  16. sounds good to me and not hard to do, that is a big plus…

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