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tess and lilli's jambalaya

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
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!

(3 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For tess and lilli's jambalaya

  • 1 lb
    italian sausage, hot
  • 1 can
    diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 lg
    onion, chopped
  • 1 lg
    green bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 c
    chicken stock
  • 2 c
    uncooked white rice
  • 3
    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

  • 1
    Slice Italian sausage into bite sized pieces. Saute the sliced sausage in a large pot over medium heat until browned.
  • 2
    Add 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.
  • 3
    Stir 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.