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Pumpkin Sausage Alfredo Rice

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Pumpkin Sausage Alfredo Rice

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pumpkin Sausage Alfredo Rice
Calories: 539kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown rice, raw
  • 8 ounce turkey sausage, ground
  • 3 tablespoon butter, unsalted
  • 1/8 cup flour, whole wheat
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin, canned
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon sage, ground
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1/8 cup cilantro

Serve With

  • 2 cup grapes

Instructions

  • Cook rice as directed on package. Add sausage to a skillet and cook over medium; cook until browned and no longer pink. Set aside.
  • In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk in flour until smooth and then gradually add milk, half-n-half, and pumpkin puree. Continue to whisk until smooth again. Once sauce bubbles, reduce heat to a simmer and allow to thicken.
  • Remove from heat and stir in nutmeg, sage, Parmesan, salt, and pepper. Add cooked rice and sausage; mix until combined.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve with grapes on the side.
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Nutrition

Calories: 539kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 683mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 17g

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