Real Food For Families

Simple Week Night Dinner

on September 14, 2013


Now that we are back in the routine of school, and that white space on the calendar is shrinking, it’s nice to have a quick, simple dinner option. This sausage and rice meal is one to try. You can use whatever grain you want, depending on how much time you have. On this particular night, I had 45 minutes to cook brown rice, but you could use something like quinoa or cous cous which cook in about 15 minutes. While the grain is cooking, pour a few glugs of olive oil in a pan and slice up some onions and peppers. Heat them over medium low heat until they are soft and the onions have begun to caramelize. Then add sliced up pre-cooked sausage, turn up the heat to medium and cook until heated through. You can also add a teaspoon or two of balsamic vinegar to the sausage as it’s cooking. When the rice is done, combine it with the sausage, peppers and onions and you’re done!


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