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Poorman's Jambalaya Recipe

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This recipe for Poorman's Jambalaya, by , is from The Kadavy Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Susie Dvorak


Seasoning Mix:
4 Whole Bay Leaves
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp White Pepper
1 tsp Dry Mustard
1 tsp Ground Red Pepper
1/2 tsp Ground Cumin
1/2 tsp Black Pepper
1/2 tsp Dried Thyme Leaves

4 Tbsp Margarine
6 ozs (about 1-1/2 Cups) Smoked Ham - diced
6 ozs (about 1 cup) Andouilee Smoked Sausage or Polish Sausage Kielbasa
1-1/2 Cups Onion chopped
1-1/2 Cups Celery chopped
1 Cup Green Bell Pepper chopped
1-1/2 tsp Minced Garlic
2 Cups Rice (uncooked and preferably converted)

Thoroughly combine the seasoning mix ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.

In a large heavy skillet melt the margarine over high heat. Add the ham and sausage; cook 5 minutes,stirring occasionally.

Add the onions, celery, bell pepper, seasoning mix, and garlic. Stir well and continue cooking until browned, about 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add the stock and rice; stir well. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until rice is tender but still crunchy; about 20 minutes. Stir occasionally toward the end of the cooking time.

Remove the bay leaves and serve immediately.




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