Cheesy Chicken Sausage Skillet with Italian Veggies

Cheesy Chicken Sausage Skillet with Italian Veggies

By Robin of Mom Foodie

"Busy families don’t have time for fussy meals, but we still want nutritious and filling dinners. This chicken sausage skillet recipe not only fills those needs, it’s delicious as well."

Cheesy Chicken Sausage Skillet with Italian Veggies

Servings: 6
What you’ll need:

1 package al fresco Roasted Garlic Chicken Sausage, sliced

1 tablespoon olive oil

2-3 sweet bell peppers, chopped

1-2 zucchini summer squash, sliced and halved

1 clove garlic, minced

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

2 cups mushrooms, sliced

2 cups instant rice, white or brown

1 14-oz can fire roasted diced tomatoes

1 1/4 cups chicken broth

1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided

Directions:
  • Pour oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the sausages and brown for 3 minutes.
  • Add the zucchini slices, garlic, and Italian seasoning. Cook for 3 minutes, then add mushrooms.
  • Add the rice, canned tomatoes, and broth. Stir well, then reduce heat to medium as it starts to bubble. Cover and cook for five minutes.
  • Remove the cover and stir in one cup of cheese, then sprinkle the remaining cheese on top and cook for 4 more minutes until liquid is absorbed and cheese is melted.