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Fiesta Rice and Sausage

Fiesta Rice and Sausage

Fiesta Rice and Sausage


Makes 10 to 12 servings


2 pounds spicy Italian sausage, casings removed
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons ground cumin
4 onions, chopped
4 green bell peppers, chopped
3 jalapeño peppers,* seeded and minced
4 cups beef broth
2 packages (6-1/4 ounces each) long grain and wild rice mix

*Jalapeño peppers can sting and irritate the skin, so wear rubber gloves when handling peppers and do not touch your eyes.


  1. Brown sausage on large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, stirring to break up meat. Add garlic and cumin; cook and stir 30 seconds. Add onions, bell peppers and jalapeño peppers. Cook and stir 5 minutes until onions are tender. Place mixture into slow cooker.
  2. Stir in beef broth and rice.
  3. Cover; cook on LOW 4 to 6 hours or on HIGH 2 to 3 hours.

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