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Creole-Style Skillet Dinner

Creole-Style Skillet Dinner

Enjoy this hearty kielbasa sausage, rice and vegetable skillet recipe made using Progresso® chicken broth - perfect for a 30-minute Creole-style dinner!


  • 1 medium onion, chopped (3/4 cup)
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 pound fully cooked kielbasa sausage, cut lengthwise into fourths, sliced
  • 3 large tomatoes, chopped (2 1/2 cups)
  • 1 cup Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked instant rice
  • Red pepper sauce, if desired


  1. Spray 12-inch skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion, garlic and bell pepper to skillet. Cover; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring once, until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  3. Stir in kielbasa, tomatoes, broth, salt and Cajun seasoning. Heat to boiling; stir in rice. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until rice is tender.
  4. Fluff with fork before serving.
  5. Serve with pepper sauce.

Prep Time 30 min | Total Time 30 min | Servings 4

Boost the fiber to 4 grams per serving by using instant brown rice instead of the white rice. Just increase the cooking time by 5 minutes.

Nutrition Information Serving Size: 1 Serving: Calories 390 (Calories from Fat 150), Total Fat 17g (Saturated Fat 6g, Trans Fat 0g ), Cholesterol 35mg Sodium 1150mg Total Carbohydrate 47g (Dietary Fiber 3g Sugars 7g), Protein 13g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A25%; Vitamin C30%; Calcium 4% Iron15%

Exchanges: 2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 3

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Betty Crocker

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