Creole Jambalaya Recipe

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Creole Jambalaya
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  1. Cook onions, garlic, green pepper and celery in the bacon drippings or cooking oil until onion is browned.
  2. Add parsley, ham, thyme, and bay leaves; cook 5 minutes, stirring often.
  3. Add salt, hot sauce, tomatoes with juice, tomato sauce, and 2 cups of water; simmer 5 minutes.
  4. Add rice; reduce heat and simmer, covered for 30 minutes.
  5. Add shrimp and smoked sausage; cover and simmer 10 or 15 minutes longer or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  6. Season to taste with salt and more hot sauce.
  7. -Chicken Jambalaya-.
  8. Add chicken and polish sausage.
  9. When the onion-celery mix is done, finish as directed, omitting ham and shrimp.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1096.58 Kcal (4591 kJ)
Calories from fat 594.64 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 66.07g 102%
Cholesterol 258.5mg 86%
Sodium 2786.21mg 116%
Potassium 776.19mg 17%
Total Carbs 70.02g 23%
Sugars 2.18g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2.58g 10%
Protein 53.38g 107%
Vitamin C 24.8mg 41%
Iron 5.6mg 31%
Calcium 77.4mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 214.34 Kcal (897 kJ)
Calories from fat 116.23 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.91g 102%
Cholesterol 50.53mg 86%
Sodium 544.59mg 116%
Potassium 151.71mg 17%
Total Carbs 13.69g 23%
Sugars 0.43g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g 10%
Protein 10.43g 107%
Vitamin C 4.9mg 41%
Iron 1.1mg 31%
Calcium 15.1mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 26.9
  • 29

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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