Chorizo and Rice Stew

Chorizo and Rice Stew

Try this appealing combo of smoky-spicy sausage, chiles, easy frozen baby peas, and distinctively mild Mexican cheese.

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
8
oz smoked chorizo sausage links, cut into 1/4-inch slices (about 2 cups, from a 12-oz package)
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso® chicken broth
1
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
1
can (4 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant® Simply Steam® frozen baby sweet peas
Queso fresco cheese, if desired
  1. In 3-quart saucepan, cook onion and sausage over medium-high heat about 8 minutes or until sausage is brown; drain. Add broth, rice and chiles. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  2. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 5 minutes Stir in peas; cover and cook 15 to 20 minutes longer or until rice is tender.
  3. Top with crumbled queso fresco.
Makes 4 servings (1 1/4 cups each)
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Tips
Queso fresco is a fresh cheese made from skim milk with a very mild flavor and white color.
Chorizo sausage is a highly seasoned pork sausage. Look for it precooked and smoked in link form to use in this recipe.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 520
    • (Calories from Fat 200),
  • Total Fat 22g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 1710mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 55g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 23g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.