This made a yummy casserole, and gives you some good left overs. (This was what I made, and set aside some extra sausage for the breakfast burritos.
Savory Sausage and Rice (Afton Richards) 1 lb. ground sausage 1-2 cups chopped celery 1/2 cup onions 1 package chicken noodle Lipton soup 1 1/2 cups boiling water
Combine water soup and rice. Cook until tender. Brown sausage; add celery and onions; cook until tender. Combine in baking dish. Toss slivered almonds with 1/4 cup of melted butter. Pour over mixture. Bake at 375 for 20 minutes.