Try this appealing combo of smoky-spicy sausage, chiles, easy frozen baby peas, and distinctively mild Mexican cheese.
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
oz smoked chorizo sausage links, cut into 1/4-inch slices (about 2 cups, from a 12-oz package)
carton (32 oz) Progresso™ chicken broth
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
can (4 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
box (9 oz) frozen baby sweet peas
Queso fresco cheese, if desired
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.
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.
Top with crumbled queso fresco.
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 PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
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 Choice3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.