Ham and Sausage Jambalaya

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  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 (20-ounce) package kielbasa or other smoked sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 pound cooked ham, cut into cubes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon TABASCO® brand Original Red Sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked rice


Heat oil in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add sausage, onions, green pepper, celery and garlic and cook 8 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add chicken broth, tomatoes, ham, bay leaf, TABASCO® Sauce, thyme and allspice; simmer uncovered for 15 minutes.

Stir in rice; cover and simmer 15 minutes or until rice is tender, adding more broth or water if needed. Remove bay leaf before serving.

Makes 6 servings.

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  • Name: Bobby
    Date: July 25th, 2012
    I'm not a cook by no means , but I tried this recipe and I have to tell you that it was amazing. I don't think I did very bad for my first time out. I copied a lot of the recipes on here and can't wait till my wife will let me cook again so I can try something different. Absolutely loved it.