Kielbasa and rice is an easy and inexpensive meal that is perfect for a busy weeknight dinner. This dish is loaded with seared kielbasa sausage, sauteed peppers and onions, and white rice cooked in chicken broth and seasonings.
Add rice, chicken broth, tomato paste, & seasonings to a saucepan.
Cooks the Kielbasa
Add peppers & onions to the skillet and saute them
Once peppers & onions are tender, add kielbasa back to the skillet along with the cooked rice. Mix together
THE RICE Start by cooking the rice. We cook the rice in chicken broth because it adds more flavor than using water. We also add the tomato paste, paprika, and black pepper while the rice cooks so it can absorb into the rice.
KIELBASA Feel free to customize this dish by adding your favorite vegetables and seasonings. Celery, parsley, and garlic would all be great options.
What is kielbasa good with? It pairs well with peppers, onions, cabbage, potatoes, rice, noodles, or dumplings. Is kielbasa already cooked? Most commonly kielbasa sausage is sold already cooked and ready to eat. How long do you cook kielbasa in a frying pan? Sliced kielbasa cooks quickly in a frying pan and can be ready in less than five minutes.
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