Quick Dirty Rice

1 lb Package Ground Pork Sausage (consider Turkey/Pork mixture)
2 (8.8oz) Packages Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice (Whole Grain Brown Rice)
½ (10oz) Package Frozen Diced Onion, Red and Green Pepper, and Celery
½ Cup Reduced Sodium Chicken Broth
½ tsp Cajun Seasoning
½ tsp Salt
¼ tsp Fresh Ground Pepper
2 Tbsp Chopped Fresh Parsley
Toppings: Fresh Parsley Sprigs, Hot Sauce

Cook sausage in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, stirring often, 8-10 minutes or until sausage crumbles and is no longer pink. Remove sausage from skillet using a slotted spoon; reserve drippings in skillet. Drain sausage on paper towels. Prepare rice according to package directions. Saute frozen vegetables in hot drippings over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until vegetables are tender and begin to brown. Add chicken broth, Cajun seasoning, salt, and pepper; bring to a boil. Stir in rice and sausage. Cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Stir in Tbsp parsley. Serve with desired toppings.