Cajun Sausage and Rice


Makes 5 servings


8 ounces kielbasa sausage, cut in 1/4-inch slices
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 medium onion, diced
1 medium green bell pepper, diced
2 stalks celery, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon chicken bouillon granules
1 tablespoon steak sauce
3 bay leaves or 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1 cup uncooked instant rice
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup chopped parsley (optional)


  1. Combine sausage, tomatoes with juice, onion, bell pepper, celery, bouillon, steak sauce, bay leaves, sugar and hot pepper sauce in slow cooker. Cover; cook on LOW 8 hours or on HIGH 4 hours.
  2. Remove bay leaves; stir in rice and water. Cook on HIGH 25 minutes or until rice is done. Stir in parsley, if desired.

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