1. Cook rice with two cups of water in a covered pot or rice cooker. Rice is ready once rice absorbs all water.
2. Brown sausage, onions and celery.
3. Add soup, water, and seasonings. Simmer covered on low heat for 10 minutes. Then break up rice and add to pot. Evenly coat rice with mixture.
4. You have two options. Put into a casserole dish and bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes, or you can simmer the rice for another 10 minutes covered.
Tip: Finely diced thyme adds loads of flavor to the dish.