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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 250.2
  • Total Fat: 14.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 29.4 mg
  • Sodium: 947.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 11.9 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    2 tsp Sunflower Oil
    1 cup chopped/sliced Italian sausage
    1 cup chopped onion
    1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
    1/3 cup chopped celery
    1 garlic clove, crushed
    1 1/2 cups uncooked long-grain white rice
    (2) 10-oz cans chicken broth, plus one-half can water
    2 tsp paprika
    1/2 tsp dried thyme
    1 tbsp chili powder
    1 medium tomato, chopped
    pepper to taste
    green onions, sliced (optional, not included)


Pour oil in large saucepan/wok, and brown sausage. Drain oil, then add onions, bell pepper, and celery. Saute until tender, about 5 minutes.
Stir in rice. Cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add broth, paprika, thyme, and chili powder. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 15 minutes. Add tomatoes, and cook uncovered until tender.
Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes before fluffing with a fork. Sprinkle with green onions if desired.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHEFGIRL00.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Delicious and filling! - 1/18/15

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    Cooking this right NOW!!! It smells great...made some minor adjustment as we dislike the flavor of thyme and added black beans but can't wait to taste it!!! Thanks - 5/4/10

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    I made this for our first dinner with houseguests, and everybody loved it! It was just delicious, more enjoyable than most jambalaya I have in restaurants (because it's not too spicy for me, but you can add extra spice as desired so if you like it really hot, it's not problem!). - 1/23/08

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    I really liked this meal. I made it for a family gathering and everyone really liked it! A must try!! - 9/4/07

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    Very Good
    Very good, I used andullie sausage and b/s chicken breast. I also added okra and increased the veggies. A keeper, I also added chopped hot pepper when I cooked the onion, celery, green bell peper. - 8/20/07