Cabbage rolls are a comfort food for many folks. A savory stuffing of herbed ground beef, sausage, and rice is lovingly wrapped in cabbage leaves, then braised to tender goodness. They are easy to make for a satisfying hearty meal.
Colorful and tasty, Crab Rice Pilaf can serve as a main or side dish. Preparation time is minimal, and it cooks up in less than 30 minutes. It’s a perfect last minute meal for busy cooks.
Tired of the same old chicken casserole? Fennel chicken and rice is just the ticket to turn those frowns upside-down. Rice cooks along with chicken and fennel seed for an incredibly easy and tasty casserole. The flavor of the fennel seeds really makes this down-home recipe pop.
Mulligan stew is a hearty dish made of whatever is on hand. It usually contains meat or poultry, potatoes, and vegetables in practically any combination you can think of. This chicken mulligan stew is a spur-of-the-moment creation made from a fridge and cupboard raid.
Shrimp is a favorite here, and it goes so well with rice. Most of the ingredients in Shrimp Corn Pilaf are staple items in the kitchen, so it’s quick to throw together on those nights that you don’t feel like getting stuck in the kitchen.
If you love risotto but don’t have time to babysit the pot by stirring, try this delicious baked shrimp sausage risotto. This meal-in-a-pot is gourmet quality, but is quite easy to make.
Chicken, Sausage, and Black Olives makes a deliciously different main dish to shake up your humdrum dinner routine. It may seem like a strange combination, but this is so good! The dish is further enhanced with garlic, sweet bell peppers, sweet onion, mushrooms, and just a hint of licorice flavor from tarragon. Serve over rice for a hearty and tasty meal. Did I mention it is fast and easy to make? It is!
Loco Taco Stuffed Peppers takes an old traditional standby to an entirely new loco bold level. Spicy tortilla chips, salsa, mild green chiles, and rice punch up the beef and sausage stuffing. You can easily vary the heat level through your choices of sausage, chips, and salsa. Check out my notes for variations and substitutions. Olé!