Baked Jambalaya

Serve your family this baked bacon, ham, kielbasa, Muir Glen® organic diced tomatoes and rice garnished with thyme sprigs to make a hearty dinner for six. Perfect if you love Cajun cuisine.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6

Ingredients

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 large 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    370
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    1560mg
    1560%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    42g
    42%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    19g
    19%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    25%;
    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.
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