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Chicken with Kielbasa and Rice*

Active: 15 min; Total: 7-8 hr on low

2 cups sliced onion
2 cups celery
4 cloves garlic, crushed
1 1/4 cups chicken broth
6 chicken drumsticks (1 3/4 lb), skin removed
1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 lb kielbasa, sliced
2 cups 5-minute rice
1 large red pepper, cut in narrow strips
Garnish: chopped scallions

Mix onion, celery, garlic and broth in a 5 1/2-quart or larger slow-cooker.

Rub drumsticks with paprika, salt and pepper. Add to cooker along with the sausage.

Cover and cook on low 7-8 hours or until chicken is tender. Remove the drumsticks to a large plate and cover to keep warm.

Add rice and pepper strips to cooker. Cover and cook 15 minutes, or until rice and pepper are tender. Sprinkle servings with scallions.

Serves 6. Per serving: 479 cal, 29 g pro, 36 g car, 2 g fiber, 23 g fat (8 g sat fat), 106 mg chol, 1228 mg sod

Woman's Day 11/1/05