There’s not one week that goes by my kids don’t ask for their favorite turkey sausage. This has become a great go-to meal especially on nights we go to Taekwondo.

Easy One Pot Sausage and Rice
Let’s make Easy One Pot Sausage & Rice recipe!

Let’s make Easy One Pot Sausage & Rice

So I’m always looking for ways to spice up my kids’ favorite dinner. This Easy One-Pot Sausage & Rice recipe definitely does that. With all the spicy, cajun ingredients, this can also be a lighter version of jambalaya.

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If you make jambalaya or spicy rice at home, you will recognize these ingredients:

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Easy One Pot Sausage and Rice
Making this one-pot sausage and rice recipe is so easy!

Easy One Pot Sausage & Rice recipe Ingredients

  • 10 ounces Turkey Sausage, cut into bite sizes
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1/2 white Onion, diced
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper, diced
  • 2 tablespoons Garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cup uncooked Rice (white or brown)
  • 3 cups Chicken Stock
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire Sauce (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon Hot Chili Sauce (optional)

Directions in making Easy sausage and rice recipe

Step 1

The first thing you want to do is pick a pan that is big enough to hold all of these ingredients. You will also need to be able to use a lid.

Easy One Pot Sausage and Rice
Over a medium flame, saute the cup of turkey sausage over a tablespoon of olive oil.

Step 2

Over a medium flame, saute the cup of turkey sausage over a tablespoon of olive oil.  Brown the sausage for about 5-6 minutes.

Easy One Pot Sausage and Rice
Add diced onion, pepper, garlic, cayenne pepper, onion powder, and a pinch of salt and pepper

Step 3

Next add the diced onion, pepper, and garlic. Then season with the cayenne pepper, onion powder, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Mix it together and put it back on the stove. Cook until the onion is translucent. This usually takes another five minutes.

Easy One Pot Sausage and Rice
Add the uncooked rice, chicken stock, and bay leaves.

Step 4

Add the uncooked rice, chicken stock, and bay leaves. I used white rice but you can also use brown rice.  Mix together.

Easy One Pot Sausage and Rice
It’s almost ready!

Step 5

Bring to a boil then cover and simmer for 20 minutes. It will be done when the rice is cooked. Make sure you keep an eye on the rice because it can stick to the bottom of the pan.

Easy One Pot Sausage and Rice
Serve immediately.

Step 7

Remove from the stove when it’s done. If you like it a little spicy, add the Worcestershire sauce and Hot Chili sauce and mix them together.

Why we love this easy one-pot sausage and rice recipe

This is another meal that can be served all by itself. Keep it in the pan and put it in the center of your kitchen table. If you choose, you can add a vegetable or salad to complete the meal. Enjoy!

Yield: 8 servings

Easy One-Pot Sausage and Recipe

Easy One Pot Sausage and Rice

Impress your family with this easy and tasty one-pot sausage and rice recipe. Perfect for any occasion, or for any time you crave for it!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 32 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes

Ingredients

  • 10 ounces Turkey Sausage, cut into bite sizes
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1/2 white Onion, diced
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper, diced
  • 2 tablespoons Garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cup uncooked Rice (white or brown)
  • 3 cups Chicken Stock
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire Sauce (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon Hot Chili Sauce (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a pot or pan over a medium flame, saute the cup of turkey sausage over a tablespoon of olive oil.
  2. Add diced onion, pepper, garlic, cayenne pepper, onion powder, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Mix it together and cook until the onion is translucent.
  3. Add the uncooked rice, chicken stock, and bay leaves. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Bring to a boil then cover and simmer for 20 minutes. It will be done when the rice is cooked. 
  5. Remove from the stove when it’s done. If you like it a little spicy, add the Worcestershire sauce and Hot Chili sauce and mix them together.

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