Easy Sausage and Rice Recipe
5 from 1 vote

One Pot Sausage and Rice

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Quick and easy one pot sausage and rice recipe, made with simple ingredients on stovetop. This best 30 minute meal is smoky with Cajun seasoning & peppers.

Servings: 4 People
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Cajun
Keyword: 30 minute meal, cajun, one pot meal
Calories: 535 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 4 Smoked Andouille sausages Sliced into small circles
  • 3/4 cup Onion Finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Green peppers Finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Red peppers Finely chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic Finely minced
  • 1 cup Chicken broth Low sodium
  • 3-4 tbsp Tomato paste
  • 3-4 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1/4 tsp Red chili flakes Optional
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 4 cups Cooked white rice Leftovers


  1. In a large nonstick pot, heat oil over medium-high heat. 

  2. Add sausages and sear it on both sides. Remove from pot and keep aside.

  3. In the same pot, add onions, green and red peppers (optional), garlic and saute for a 3-4 minutes. 

  4. Add broth, tomato paste, Cajun seasoning, paprika, red chili flakes, salt, pepper and bring to a boil. 

  5. Reduce heat to medium-low and mix in the cooked rice.

  6. Finally, add the cooked sausages and mix well. 

  7. Garnish with parsley or cilantro, if you like. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
One Pot Sausage and Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 535 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 908mg 38%
Potassium 599mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 53g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 4g
Protein 19g 38%
Vitamin A 46.3%
Vitamin C 59%
Calcium 4.7%
Iron 13.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.