Andouille Sausage with Okra Rice

Simple quality ingredients lead to big flavor.  One of my favorites to make for friends and family. Andouille sausage and okra are a great combination, paired with rice its filling, hearty, and makes great leftovers.

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

1 package andouille sausage (pre-cooked turkey or pork); sliced thin

1 cup rice (white, brown, wild, any kind you like)

1 cup okra (fresh, frozen, or canned)

 vegetable or chicken broth

2 tbsp. butter

1 tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. paprika

Salt and pepper; to taste

Preparation: 

Rinse the rice until the water runs clear to remove the starch. Cook per directions and use the chicken or vegetable broth to add more flavor. Set aside.

In a medium skillet, melt the butter, add okra, sausage, garlic powder, paprika, and sauté until cooked 3-5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Serve over rice and enjoy..

Let me know what you think in the comments below, and happy cooking!

xoxo-Julie