NEW! Blizzard Sausage Jambalaya

This simple favorite using summer sausage will keep you warm in a blizzard, and also give a taste of Mardi Gras. Easily made on gas stoves and grills so preparation can be done in a power outage.

Portion: 4 entrees

Ingredients:
1 pound Summer Sausage, cut into 1⁄4 inch slices
1 cup chopped red onion
1 cup chopped green pepper
1⁄2 cup chopped celery
1 1⁄2 cups long-grain white rice
1 1⁄3 cups low-salt chicken broth
1 15-ounce can stewed tomatoes, (Cajun recipe preferred)
1 tsp. vegetable oil
1⁄2 tsp. thyme
1⁄4 tsp. cayenne pepper
1⁄8 tsp. ground cloves

Directions:
  1. In a saucepan and add onion, green pepper and celery and oil. Saute over moderate-high heat, stirring occasionally until onion is soft.

  2. Stir in the sausage, rice, chicken broth, tomatoes with their juices, herbs and spices. Cover pan and simmer over low heat for about 10 minutes until all the liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.

  3. Serve immediately in shallow bowls.