"This easy rice dish is a simplified takeoff of a Cooking Light risotto made with yellow bell peppers and sausage. The saffron rice mix gives the yellow color of the roasted bell peppers." --CL ReaderSpare an extra dash of salt with this turkey sausage to keep your sodium balance in check.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook rice according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

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  • Remove casings from sausage. Cook sausage in a large skillet over medium-high heat until browned, stirring to crumble. Remove from the pan with a slotted spoon.

  • Add corn and garlic to pan, and cook over medium heat 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in rice, sausage, cheese, chili powder, cumin, pepper, and salt. Reduce heat to low, and cook, stirring constantly, until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with cilantro, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

253 calories; calories from fat 24%; fat 6.7g; saturated fat 2.3g; mono fat 2.3g; poly fat 1.4g; protein 14.8g; carbohydrates 37g; fiber 2.7g; cholesterol 37mg; iron 1.8mg; sodium 795mg; calcium 105mg.