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Hearty Jambalaya

Rated as 4.69 out of 5 Stars

"Mel Miller of Perkins, Oklahoma shares this meaty and satisfying jambalaya."
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Ingredients

35 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a Dutch oven or large saucepan, saute the sausage, chicken, onion, celery, green pepper and garlic in butter until chicken is browned. Stir in the tomatoes, tomato paste and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 6-8 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
  2. Stir in shrimp; cover and simmer for 4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Serve over rice if desired; or cool, cover and freeze for up to 2 months.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: 1 cup (prepared with turkey sausage and reduced-fat butter; calculated without rice) equals 220 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 101 mg cholesterol, 675 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.

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Made this last night 072809, it is very good. Furthermore, I did use several of the suggestions by the other reviewers. I used the amount of meat exactly as the recipe suggests but I thought it ...

Most helpful critical review

I tried this recipe because my husband loves Cajun & Creole foods. The kielbasa gave this dish a greasy and flavor. It would be much better with andouille. I would never make this again.

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Made this last night 072809, it is very good. Furthermore, I did use several of the suggestions by the other reviewers. I used the amount of meat exactly as the recipe suggests but I thought it ...

Excellent!! The only change I made was add a can of seasoned chicken broth before putting in the tomatoes & paste. YUM!! Will make again and again.

This was an exceptional meal! I followed the recipe on everything *except*: after adding all but the shrimp, I thought it looked a little too pasty, especially to go over rice, so I added two c...

Thank you, thank you and thank you! I have been looking for a GOOD jambalaya recipe and I finally found it! This is the BEST jambalaya recipe hands down. I did however like other reviewers ma...

This is wonderful. I didn't have tomato paste so I used tomato sauce and it was just fine. Other than that i followed the recipe.

Great! I added 1 can of chicken broth as other users suggested. :o)

This was awesome. My husband and I loved it. We ate ALL of it. I made it two nights in a row!! I did not make any changes to the recipe. It was very easy and affordable. I definitely recomm...

My fiance and I really loved this. The only reason I gave it 4 stars is because I thought the tomato flavor was a little too strong. I added a 1/4 cup of chicken broth and a couple tablespoons o...

This recipe was FANTASTIC. Just like jambalaya should be. Only thing was I didn't have any cayenne pepper so I don't think it was as hot as it should have been. I will next time!! I also substit...