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ellen's "big-easy" jambalaya

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

This dish is so easy and so delicious--they will keep comin' back for more! I've cheated by using a box mix but I've tweaked it just a bit. You may have your own ideas! Photo by:

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For ellen's "big-easy" jambalaya

  • 1 box
    (8 oz.) zatarain's new orleans style jambalaya mix
  • 2 c
  • 1 can
    (8 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 1 can
    (12 oz.) swanson or tyson white chicken, drained and flaked
  • 1 lb
    smoked beef sausage, cut in bite-size pieces

How To Make ellen's "big-easy" jambalaya

  • 1
    Mix the water and tomato sauce in a 3-qt. saucepan; bring to a boil. Add the jambalaya mix and mix well.
  • 2
    Add the chicken and sausage, mixing well. Return to boil; reduce heat to low. Simmer, covered, 25 or 30 minutes until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
  • 3
    Remove from heat; let sit 5 minutes. Serve with crusty French bread, New Orleans style.