Ridiculously Good Cheesy Rice & Sausage

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups cooked Palmetto Farms White Rice
1 lb Streb’s Smoked Sausage, sliced in 3/4″ pieces
2 tsp. ILIADA Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Kalamata DOP
1 container Ridiculously Good Salsa, Mellow, Medi-Yum, or High Heat
1/2 cup Big Ed’s Serrano Gouda, shredded
1 cup Mild Cheddar, shredded

DIRECTIONS:

Heat olive oil in skillet, then add smoked sausage. Once sausage is browned and hot, stir in Ridiculously Good Salsa and heat through. Add the rice, the Serrano Gouda, and half of the cheddar, mixing and heating until cheese is melted. Turn into an oven proof dish* and top with remaining cheddar.  Place under low broiler until cheese is bubbly. Serve with a side salad and Pane di Casa.

* To make ahead, cool and store in refrigerator. Reheat at 375 degrees for 45 minutes, topping with cheese for the last 15 minutes.

SHOPPING LIST:

From The Greater Gouda:
Palmetto Farms White Rice
1 lb Streb’s Smoked Sausage
1 bottle Illiada EV Olive Oil Kalamata DOP
1/2 lb Big Ed’s Serrano Gouda
1 lb Mild Cheddar
1 Pane di Casa, optional

Kitchen Staples:
Salad fixings