Baked Jambalaya

Baked Jambalaya

Serve your family this baked jambalaya made using Muir Glen® organic diced tomatoes, bacon, ham and kielbasa to make a hearty dinner. Perfect if you love Cajun cuisine.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

1:15

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

3
slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2
cup chopped celery
1/2
green bell pepper, chopped
3
green onions, sliced
1/2
lb cooked ham, diced (1 1/2 cups)
1/2
lb cooked kielbasa, halved lengthwise, sliced
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen® organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (14 oz) beef broth
1
cup water
1
teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
1
teaspoon dried Cajun seasoning
1 1/4
cups uncooked regular long-grain white rice
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In 3-quart saucepan, cook bacon over medium-high heat 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp. Remove bacon from saucepan; drain on paper towel.
  2. To drippings in saucepan, add celery, bell pepper and onions; cook over medium heat 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender. Add ham, kielbasa, tomatoes, broth, water, thyme and Cajun seasoning; mix well. Heat to boiling. Stir in rice and cooked bacon. Pour mixture into baking dish. Cover with foil.
  3. Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir before serving. If desired, garnish with additional fresh thyme sprigs.
Makes 6 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
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Cook's Note
To give this recipe the heartiness of true New Orleans jambalaya, add 8 ounces of cooked shrimp or diced chicken, or both.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 370
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 1560mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 42g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 19g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 1/2 Starch;
    • 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 1 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.