A Serving of Turkey Sausage Skillet Dinner in a Square Bowl

Turkey Sausage & Vegetable Rice Skillet

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • cook_time Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • total_time Total Time: 30 minutes
  • yield Yield: 6-7 1x
  • category Category: Dinner
  • method Method: Stove
  • cuisine Cuisine: American


This quick and easy Turkey Sausage & Vegetable Rice Skillet is packed with flavor and nutrients! It’s an easy weeknight dinner that everyone at the table will love.



  • 1 lb of turkey sausage, sliced into quarter sized pieces
  • 1 T. coconut oil
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1 zucchini, diced
  • 1 yellow squash, diced
  • 1 can (15oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15oz) fire roasted tomatoes with garlic, undrained
  • 1 cup of corn (frozen)
  • 1 cup of whole wheat rice
  • 3/4 cup of water
  • 1 tsp. cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup monterrey jack cheese


  1. In a medium skillet over medium heat, sauté turkey sausage until caramelized. Once caramelized, set aside.
  2. In a large skillet over medium high heat, melt coconut oil. Sauté onions, peppers, zucchini, and squash for 5-6 minutes or until tender.
  3. Then add drained beans, corn, undrained can of tomatoes, cumin, cilantro, water, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Add rice, stir once cover and remove from heat. Let stand 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Then add turkey sausage and sprinkle with cheese.


(Recipe adapted from

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