adapted from Scrumdiddlyumptious
1/2 cup onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1-2 Tablespoons olive oil
1 lb. kielbasa or smoked sausage, sliced
1 (15 oz.) can chili or pinto beans
1 (8 oz.) tomato sauce
1/4 cup water
1-2 teaspoons chili powder or more to taste
Pepper to taste
2 - 2 1/2 cups uncooked rice
Cook rice. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a saute pan. Add onion and cook until tender. Add garlic and saute with the onion for another minute. Add sliced sausage and cook until heated through. Stir in tomato sauce, beans, chili powder and water. Let simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add salt and pepper if desired to taste. Stir in the cooked rice and serve.
* I use Hillshire Farms link sausage
Dinner's ready super fast!!