Easy Smoked Sausage and Rice Skillet

Try this Easy Smoked Sausage & Peppers Skillet recipe with our Success® White Rice, tasty sautéed peppers, onions, tomato sauce, and melted mozzarella.

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Servings SERVES 6
Ready in TOTAL TIME 20 mins


  • 2 bags Success® White Rice
  • 1 pkg Hillshire® Farm Smoked Sausage, sliced
  • 2 Tbsps olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 large red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 pkg (10 oz.) frozen broccoli florets, thawed and drained
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • ½ cup tomato sauce
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  • This Easy Smoked Sausage & Peppers recipe is made with our Success® White Rice and is a one-skillet wonder of sautéed peppers and sweet white onions. With tomato sauce and melted mozzarella, it’s an ode to one of most adored Italian-American dishes.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add smoked sausage and cook until browned.

    Step 3

  • Add garlic, onions, bell peppers, and broccoli and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Step 4

  • Add rice, broth, and tomato sauce. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve topped with cheese.

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This smoked sausage and peppers rice skillet is our way of turning an Italian-American classic into an easy, one-pan meal. Dinner is served!

With this recipe, you’ll enjoy smoked sausage, mixed with sweet red bell peppers, caramelized onions, and broccoli florets, for an added boost of veggies. All brought together in a mouthwatering tomato sauce and topped with melty mozzarella cheese, it’s the kind of comforting dinner we’ve been craving.

Not to mention, from ingredients to cooking instructions, any cook can master this dish, even after the first run through. Trust us, you’ve got this recipe in the bag. We mean literally and figuratively, as you’ll enjoy the ease and quickness of our 10-minute Success® White Rice.

Try this recipe tonight and you’ll see just how simple it is to make an incredible, homemade meal, in less than 30 minutes. Don’t believe us? Time it yourself! Who knows? You might even beat the clock.

Make it Whole-Grain

Want to add more whole grains to your diet? Try this recipe with Success® Whole Grain Brown Rice or switch it up and make it with our Success® Tri-Color Quinoa!