Are you searching for a fast and delectable dinner option that will satisfy the whole family? Look no further! Our Cheesy Italian Chicken Sausage recipe with Italian vegetables and rice is the perfect solution. Made with Al Fresco Chicken Sausage, this simple skillet meal is both nourishing and fulfilling.
A Simple and Tasty Skillet Meal: Italian Chicken Sausage Recipe
Busy families require convenient and flavorful meals. This Italian chicken sausage skillet recipe checks all the boxes. With just 5 minutes of preparation and 15 minutes of cooking time, you can have a wholesome and flavorful meal ready in no time.
Al Fresco Chicken Sausages: Convenient and Healthy
Al Fresco Chicken Sausages are a game-changer in the kitchen. These fully cooked sausages are easy to prepare and eliminate the hassle of working with raw chicken. Moreover, they are all-natural, antibiotic-free, and gluten-free. With a wide range of flavors to choose from, you can easily incorporate them into a variety of dishes.
Here are a few recipes we have created using Al Fresco Chicken Sausages:
- Prefer pasta? Try our delicious Mediterranean Sausage Pasta recipe with spinach, tomatoes, olives, lemon, garlic, and oregano.
- Craving soup? Sausage and Pepper Soup is a light and low-carb option that will hit the spot.
- Want to indulge without guilt? Our hearty Low Carb Chicken Sausage Risotto, made with cauliflower rice and a creamy sauce, is a perfect choice.
- Looking for a satisfying salad? Try our Mexican Sausage and Corn Salad with chicken sausage, sweet corn, and crumbled Cotija cheese over greens.
How to Prepare the Sausage Skillet
Making this chicken sausage recipe is a breeze. Let us guide you through the process step by step.
- Al Fresco Chicken Sausage
- Bell peppers (yellow, orange, and red)
- Zucchini squash
- Italian seasoning
- Instant rice
- Fire-roasted diced tomatoes
- Chicken broth
- Shredded cheddar cheese
- Chop the chicken sausage and vegetables.
- Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add olive oil. Once hot, add the sausage and bell peppers. Sauté for 3 minutes.
- Add the zucchini squash, garlic, and Italian seasoning. Mix and sauté for another 3 minutes.
- Stir in the mushrooms and cook for about a minute to coat and soften.
- Add the instant rice, fire-roasted diced tomatoes, and chicken broth to the skillet.
- Mix well, bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
- Stir in 2/3 of the shredded cheddar cheese. Sprinkle the rest over the top of the pan. Cook for about 4 minutes until the liquid is absorbed and the cheese is melted.
- Remove the skillet from the burner and let it cool for a minute or two before serving.
Serve with: Grated Parmesan cheese, chopped fresh herbs, and crushed red pepper flakes for an extra kick.
Variations on The Recipe
While the Italian chicken sausage version is a winner, you can easily customize this recipe to suit your preferences or the ingredients you have on hand. Here are a few simple swaps or additions you might enjoy:
- Use hot Italian sausage for a spicy twist.
- Swap out some of the vegetables. Broccoli florets or chopped sweet onions are great options.
- Try using a cup of pasta sauce instead of the canned diced tomatoes.
What sides complement this one-pot dinner?
While side dishes aren’t necessary with this flavorful dish, we have some beverage and dessert suggestions that would pair well with the meal. For a refreshing drink, try Peach Iced Tea or Pineapple Lemonade. And for dessert, keep it simple with banana oatmeal cookies or indulge in a fresh strawberry pie.
More Sausage Recipes
If you’re in the mood for sausage, we have a few more recipes for you to explore:
- Kielbasa and Potato Skillet
- Keto Jalapeno Popper Hot Dogs on-a-stick
- Cajun Pasta
- Andouille Sausage Pasta Recipe with White Beans and Delicata Squash
Don’t miss out on these mouthwatering dishes featuring Al Fresco Chicken Sausage!
Remember to visit Hook’d Up Bar and Grill for more delicious recipes and inspiration.