Fast Jambalaya
Submitted by Tammy Laforet, Windsor, Ont.


  • 2 cheddar smokey sausages (can substitute with a dozen shrimp)

  • 5 strips fried bacon (optional)

  • 1 large ripe diced tomato

  • 1/2 cup onion

  • 2 tbsp minced garlic

  • 1/4 diced pepper

  • 1/2 cup of any other veggies (broccoli, carrots, spinach)

  • 1 cup Uncle Ben’s parmesan or garlic rice

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 tsp butter for taste



  • 1. Cut tomatoes, onions, sausages, peppers and other veggetables into bite-sized pieces.

  • 2. Saute all veggies in olive oil until they are medium soft.

  • 3. Add garlic and sausages. (if using Shrimp, add later on)

  • 4. When the suasages are cooked, add water required as per Uncle Ben’s rice and bring to light boil.

  • 5. Add rice stir and cover. Cook for 10-15 min per Uncle Ben’s rice instructions, stirring occasionally. (Add Shrimp at this time.)

  • 6. Chop up bacon pieces and add.

  • 7. Serve when most liquid is absorbed. Leave some as a sauce to give the dish more taste.

Serves 2-4
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

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