Yum-balaya or Jambalaya if you must.

1

January 7, 2013 by Piece of Pie and a Dash of DIY

wpid-IMG_20130107_094428.jpg

I‘ve got another crock pot recipe for you all!  It’s a good one!!  The great thing about this meal is that you change/substitute any way you’d like.  Make it spicier, thicker, meatier, etc.  You get the picture!  My version is not overly spicy, but my kids’ still won’t eat–they are picky eaters…a.k.a. brats!!  😉  This is my take.  Here’s what you’ll need:

Yum-balaya

2 tbsp butter

1 tbsp minced garlic

1/2 medium onion, diced

1/2 bell pepper, diced

1/4 tsp red pepper flake

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1/2 tsp salt

10 oz. can diced tomatoes with chiles, drained

14.5 oz can fire roasted tomatoes, with juice

3 oz tomato paste

1/2 cup chicken stock

1/2 tsp hot sauce

14 oz beef smoked sausage

8 oz raw shrimp

2 bags brown minute rice

1. Add butter, garlic, onion, bell pepper, spices, tomatoes, paste, stock and hot sauce in crock pot and simmer on low for 4-6 hours.

2. Mix in sausage and shrimp and cook until shrimp is done, about 8-10 minutes.

3. Boil water and cook rice according to package directions.

4. Turn off crock pot, add rice, combine and eat!!

Some variations to try: substitute andouille sausage for the smoked, add leftover chicken, serve with pasta, or swap the fire roasted tomatoes for another can of tomatoes with chiles and you have kicked it up a serious notch!!  Hope you like! Enjoy!!

Until next time… wpid-IMG_20130107_094445.jpg

Advertisements

One thought on “Yum-balaya or Jambalaya if you must.

  1. livvy3000 says:

    love jambalaya! my favorite may have to cook this tonight!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

January 2013
M T W T F S S
« Dec   Feb »
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  
%d bloggers like this: