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Slow-Cooked Jambalaya-Style Red Beans and Rice

Jambalaya shrimp and sausage perk up a hearty slow-cooked meal.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 6 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
medium onion, chopped
3/4
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs, quartered
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
green bell pepper, chopped
2
dried bay leaves
1
can (15.5 oz) Green Giant® red beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (6 oz) Muir Glen® organic tomato paste
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen® organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
package (12 oz) frozen cooked deveined peeled small shrimp, thawed
1/2
lb cooked kielbasa or Polish sausage, halved lengthwise, cut into 1-inch slices
4
cups uncooked instant white rice
4
cups water
Red pepper sauce, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 4- to 6-quart slow cooker, layer all ingredients in order listed, except shrimp, sausage, rice, water and pepper sauce.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 About 10 minutes before serving, gently stir shrimp and sausage into chicken mixture. Remove and discard bay leaves. Increase heat setting to High; cover and cook 5 to 10 minutes longer or until shrimp and sausage are hot.
  • 4 Meanwhile, cook rice in water as directed on package. Serve meat mixture over rice. Serve with pepper sauce.
  • 1 In 4- to 6-quart slow cooker, layer all ingredients in order listed, except shrimp, sausage, rice, water and pepper sauce.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 About 10 minutes before serving, gently stir shrimp and sausage into chicken mixture. Remove and discard bay leaves. Increase heat setting to High; cover and cook 5 to 10 minutes longer or until shrimp and sausage are hot.
  • 4 Meanwhile, cook rice in water as directed on package. Serve meat mixture over rice. Serve with pepper sauce.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
130mg
130%;
Sodium
900mg
900%;
Total Carbohydrate
56g
56%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.