1. Crumble turkey sausage into a large saucepan. Add onion and garlic. Cook and stir till sausage is brown. Drain off fat, if necessary. Add uncooked rice and red pepper to sausage mixture; cook and stir for 1 minute.
2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan heat water and broth to simmering. Slowly add 1 cup of the hot broth mixture to rice mixture, stirring constantly. Cook and stir over medium heat till liquid is absorbed. Continue to add broth mixture, 1/2 cup at a time, cooking and stirring till rice is tender and slightly creamy. Stir in artichokes and basil; heat.