Cabbage Jambalaya

Cabbage Jambalaya

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound smoked sausage, cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 stalks celery
  • 1 clove chopped garlic
  • 1 medium head cabbage, chopped
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can stewed tomatoes
  • 14 1/2 fluid ounces water
  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • garlic salt to taste


In a large stock pot over medium high heat, combine ground beef, smoked sausage, onion, celery and garlic. Cook until beef is evenly brown. Stir in cabbage, tomatoes, water and rice. Season with garlic salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Cover and cook for 35 to 40 minutes, or until rice is done.

Oven Baked Jambalaya

Oven Baked Jambalaya

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 stalks celery, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 3 tablespoons Creole seasoning blend (such as the one linked in the footnote)
  • 4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 (28 ounce) cans whole peeled tomatoes
  • 7 cups chicken stock
  • 3 cups chopped cooked ham
  • 3 cups cooked andouille sausage, sliced
  • 3 cups cooked chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 3 cups frozen cooked shrimp
  • 4 cups uncooked long-grain white rice


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Melt butter in large stock pot. Saute onion, green pepper, celery and garlic until tender, being careful not to burn the garlic. Add tomato paste and cook to brown slightly, stirring constantly. Stir in bay leaves, Creole seasoning blend and Worcestershire sauce. Pour into a large roasting pan. Squeeze tomatoes to break up into pieces, and add to mixture in pan. Stir in juice from tomatoes, chicken stock, ham, sausage, chicken, shrimp and rice. Mix well. Cover tightly with aluminum foil.
Bake in preheated oven for 1 1/2 hours, stirring once halfway through baking time. Remove bay leaves before serving.

Chicken, Shrimp and Andouille Jambalaya

Chicken, Shrimp and Andouille Jambalaya
Jambalaya Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 lb andouille sausage, cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, diced
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 1/2 cups long grain rice
  • 1 (14 ounce) can tomatoes, chopped,with juice
  • 2 cups chicken broth or 2 cups stock
  • 8 ounces medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 green onions, finely chopped

Jambalaya Instructions:

1.First of all preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2.And then in a large pan or Dutch oven, brown chicken in hot oil on both sides; remove and drain.
3.Next is to add andouille sausage, onion, celery, bell pepper, thyme, oregano, paprika, salt, and cayenne pepper to the pan, cooking and stirring for about 5 minutes until onions are tender.
4.Add rice, tomatoes with juice, and broth; bring to a boil.
5.Place rice mixture in a baking dish or oven-proof casserole; top with chicken; cover (can use foil) and bake at 350 degrees F for 40-45 minutes or until rice and chicken are done and tender.
6.Stir in shrimp, parsley, and green onions; cover and cook 5-8 minutes longer or until shrimp curl and turn bright pink and serve. Enjoy the jambalaya ! Nice !
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