Easy Sausage Jambalaya
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 60
  • Servings: 4-6
  • Preparation Time: 15
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 1/2 c. onion, chopped
  • 1/2 c. green onion, chopped
  • 1/2 c. green pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 c. fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 c. tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp. garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp. dried mint, crushed
  • 1 c. dry white wine
  • 1 1/2 c. long grain rice (uncooked)
  • Tabasco sauce or ground cayenne pepper (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 1 lb. smoke sausage, sliced thick (preferably Andouille sausage)
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a large, high walled skillet, heat oil over a medium-high heat and saute the onions, green pepper and parsley until the onions are clear.
  2. Stirring, add the tomato sauce, garlic, mint and wine, then the rice, salt and pepper, smoke sausage and enough water to cover the rice by about 1 inch. Cook until most of the juice is gone.
  3. Reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer for 1 hour; don't lift the lid until this has been cooking at least 45 minutes. Stir in green onion 3-5 minutes before its done.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This is a fairly easy recipe that makes a very tasty red jambalaya. Not sure how authentic it is because it's changed over the years, but seems to be a big hit when I make it.