Sausage Paella

Author: Canadian Living

This Spanish rice dish uses garlic sausage, but you can use chorizo, Italian or other zesty sausage.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2007

Ingredients

  • 1 lb garlic sausage
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 carrots thinly sliced
  • 1 sweet red pepper thinly sliced
  • 2 cups sodium-reduced chicken stock
  • 1 1/3 cup long-grain rice
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Method

Slice sausage into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces. In Dutch oven, brown sausage over medium-high heat, about 5 minutes. Drain off fat.

Add onion, garlic, Cajun seasoning and pepper; cook over medium heat until onion is softened, about 4 minutes.

Add carrot, red pepper, stock and 1 cup (250 mL) water; bring to boil, stirring. Add rice; reduce heat, cover and simmer until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes.

With fork, stir in peas; heat until hot. Garnish with parsley.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 1833 mg
  • Protein 35 g
  • Calories 780.0
  • Total fat 42 g
  • Cholesterol 97 mg
  • Saturated fat 16 g
  • Total carbohydrate 64 g

%RDI

  • Iron 24.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 18.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 61.0
  • Vitamin C 95.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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