INGREDIENTS:
1 1/4 c. white rice
2 tsp. olive oil
4 brats or kielbasa links
1/2 red bell pepper, sliced
1/2 yellow bell pepper, sliced
1 small white onion, quartered and sliced
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. kosher sea salt
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
5 tbsp. tomato paste
1 1/4 c. chicken broth, divided
1 tsp. paprika
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
1 1/2 tbsp. chopped parsley

DIRECTION

  1. In a small saucepan, cook rice according to the package’s directions.
  2. Place a large cast iron skillet over medium-high. Once the skillet is hot, add the oil.
  3. After the oil shimmers, add the sausage and cook until browned on both sides, about 5 minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  4. Add the peppers and onion, saute for 4-5 minutes. Add the garlic, salt, and pepper, cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Remove from the pan and set aside with the sausage.
  5. Add the tomato paste and about 3/4 cup of chicken broth, whisk to combine. Allow the mixture to simmer for 1 minute, then add the paprika and cayenne.
  6. Stir in the cooked rice, sausage, remaining chicken broth, pepper and onions until combined. Garnish with chopped parsley, serve immediately.