Tess and Lilli's Jambalaya

Tessa Pasquill


My sister and I developed this recipe for jambalaya by combining various recipes together. Our whole family really liked it even those who don't normally enjoy spicy food. Even my sisters friends at school enjoyed it when she took the little bit of what was left over!

★★★★★ 2 votes
20 Min
30 Min


1 lb
italian sausage, hot
1 can(s)
diced tomatoes with juice
1 large
onion, chopped
1 large
green bell pepper, chopped
4 c
chicken stock
2 c
uncooked white rice
bay leaves
2 tsp
parsley flakes
2 tsp
cajun seasoning
1 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 lb
cooked shrimp without tails

How to Make Tess and Lilli's Jambalaya


  • 1Slice Italian sausage into bite sized pieces. Saute the sliced sausage in a large pot over medium heat until browned.
  • 2Add the diced onion and bell pepper. Next add the can of diced tomatoes, using only half the juice from the can. Then add the parsley flakes, cajun seasoning and cayenne pepper. Cook approximately 5 minutes or until onion is tender.
  • 3Stir in the chicken stock and bay leaves. Add the rice. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 25 minutes or until rice is done.

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About Tess and Lilli's Jambalaya

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Collection: Mardi Gras!