Enjoy the tropical flavors of this sausage and rice bake - a hearty casserole dinner.
(6.2-oz.) pkg. fast-cooking long-grain and wild rice mix (with seasoning packet)
cup pineapple preserves
lb. cooked kielbasa, halved lengthwise, cut into 1-inch slices
medium onion, finely chopped
medium green bell pepper, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
medium red bell pepper, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
(8-oz.) can pineapple chunks in unsweetened juice, undrained
Heat oven to 375°F. In small saucepan, bring water and butter to a boil.
In ungreased 2 1/2-quart casserole, combine all ingredients including contents of seasoning packet and boiling water; mix well. Cover.
Bake at 375°F. for 40 to 45 minutes or until rice is tender. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
Check the deli as well as the jam aisle to find pineapple preserves.
Any variety of instant long-grain rice mix can be used in this casserole. Use a 6.2-ounce package.
Apricot or peach preserves can be used in place of the pineapple preserves.
To reduce the fat in each serving of this casserole by about 25 grams, use turkey kielbasa or smoked turkey sausage in place of kielbasa.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:3 Starch; 2 Fruit; 5 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.