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One Pan Mediterranean Rice with Sausage, Lemons and Olives {GF, DF}
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
50 mins

This one pan mediterranean rice with sausage, lemon and olives is going to be your new favorite dinner meal. Hearty and rich, packed full of protein and veggies with a deep and complex flavor profile this is the perfect dinner party meal. You only need one pan, one knife and one cutting board. Minimal clean up required. Gluten Free and Dairy Free too

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 4
Calories: 796 kcal
Author: Vicky
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound raw gluten free chorizo sausage casings removed (or other pork sausage)
  • 1 onion diced
  • 4-6 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 cups diced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon herbs de provence optional
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika optional
  • 1 tablespoon oregano optional
  • 2 cups butternut squash diced
  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken optional
  • 1/4 cup green olives sliced
  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 2 - 2 1/2 cups chicken broth or water
  • 1 lemon thinly sliced
  • salt/pepper to taste
  1. Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add chorizo, breaking it up with a spatula. Cook for 5-10 minutes until browned.
  2. Add onions, and garlic. Cook for a couple minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add diced tomatoes, herbs de provence, paprika and oregano. Mix. Cook for a few minutes.
  4. Add butternut squash and shredded chicken. Mix. Cook for a few minutes.
  5. Add green olives. Mix. Add rice. Mix. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Add broth (or water). Place lemon slices on top, evenly around the pan. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered for 15-20 minutes until rice is cooked through.
Nutrition Facts
One Pan Mediterranean Rice with Sausage, Lemons and Olives {GF, DF}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 796 Calories from Fat 405
% Daily Value*
Fat 45g69%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 134mg45%
Sodium 924mg40%
Potassium 1099mg31%
Carbohydrates 58g19%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 40g80%
Vitamin A 8640IU173%
Vitamin C 44mg53%
Calcium 149mg15%
Iron 5.3mg29%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.