Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
1 pound sausage (any variety you prefer – smoked, Italian, or your favorite)
1 large onion, thinly sliced
1 bell pepper (any color), thinly sliced
2 cups white or brown rice, cooked (about 1 cup uncooked rice)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
Optional garnish: chopped fresh parsley or green onions
1. Prepare the Rice:
Cook the rice according to the package instructions. Set it aside and keep warm.
2. Slice and Cut:
Slice the sausage into rounds or half-moons, depending on your preference.
Cut the onion into thin slices.
Cut the bell pepper into thin strips.
3. Sauté the Sausage and Vegetables:
In a large skillet or wok, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
Add the sliced sausage, onions, and bell peppers to the skillet.
Sauté for about 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sausage is browned, and the vegetables are tender but still slightly crisp.
4. Season and Toss:
Season the sausage and vegetable mixture with salt and pepper to taste.
Stir well to evenly distribute the seasoning.
5. Serve Over Rice:
Divide the cooked rice among serving plates or bowls.
Spoon the sausage and vegetable stir-fry over the rice.
6. Garnish (Optional):
If desired, garnish with chopped fresh parsley or green onions for a pop of color and flavor.
7. Serve Hot:
Serve your Sausage and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Rice immediately, and enjoy this quick and satisfying meal!