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Sausage and Quinoa Risotto

This Sausage and Quinoa Risotto is OH SO GOOD!!  And easy too. One-pot meal.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Pork
Cuisine: American
Keyword: italian sausage, pork,, quinoa, risotto recipe
Servings: 2
Calories: 1547kcal


  • 6 Italian sausage links
  • 1/4 cup diced green or red bell pepper or a combo of the 2
  • 2 tbsp chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 pkg G. Washingtons Brown Seasoning mix or 1 beef or chicken stock cube
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • Set rice cooker (or pressure cooker) to HIGH. Add oil and heat. Add the peppers, onions and mushrooms. Saute until onion is translucent.
  • Add water, quinoa, seasoning mix (or stock cube) and sausages. Stir.
  • Leave rice cooker on HIGH. If using pressure cooker, seal and set on HIGH or MEAT for 15 minutes.
  • When rice cooker switches to OFF/WARM dish is done. With pressure cooker, let pressure drop naturally for 5 minutes, then release pressure.
  • Serves 2 (larger servings) or 3 smaller servings.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 1547kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 61g | Fat: 118g | Saturated Fat: 39g | Cholesterol: 255mg | Sodium: 2594mg | Potassium: 1405mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 108mg | Iron: 8mg