Creole Sauce and Rice

Sena Wilson

By
@ceodau

Well, we do love those cajun dishes. This one I vary sometimes on choices of meat, from link sausage to ground Venison, Chorizo or ground sirloin. The version posted is one with Eckermann's Smoked Hot Links (sausage). You can use the links with jalapeno if you can take the heat! If you don't have this brand, then substitute your favorite local brand of links. I like to simmer it for an hour or so to soak up the spices. The next day it is even better if you have leftovers! The basic sauce can be used for other dishes.


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Serves:

4 to 6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 pkg
(28 oz.) eckermann's smoked links (garlic or hot), sliced*
1/2 c
green pepper, chopped
1/2 c
green onions, chopped
1
onion, small and chopped
2 stalk(s)
celery, chopped
2 clove
garlic, chopped
3 Tbsp
bacon drippings (optional)
1 can(s)
(14.5 oz.) cajun stewed, chopped or diced tomatoes
1 can(s)
(10 oz.) rotel
1 can(s)
(8 oz.) tomato sauce
1 can(s)
tomato paste
2 Tbsp
brown sugar
1
bay leaf
1/2 tsp
sweet basil
1/4 tsp
rosemary
1/4 tsp
thyme, dried
1/8 tsp
marjoram
1 Tbsp
worcertershire sauce
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 c
beef stock or water, more if needed
cooked rice, prepared separately, for 4 to 6 people

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Saute on medium heat the sausage links, green pepper, onions, celery and garlic in bacon drippings (or oil) in a large skillet 4 - 5 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients and turn heat down low. Simmer, stirring occassionally, for one hour or longer. Add water as needed if it becomes a little too thick. I like a thick sauce so I adjust carefully. Serve over cooked rice.
2
*You can use less meat if you are not a "hardy meat" person, so adjust accordingly and use fewer links. Personally, I like more sauce and use less links! When using other ground meats, I generally use 2 - 3 lbs.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Sauces, Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Southern