I had a major hankering for jambalaya this week.  Not the “add sausage to rice mix” but the real deal.  I threw this together and called it amazing.  You can beat how easy it is – throw everything in the crock pot and forget about it until 30 minutes before you serve it! 

Easy Jambalaya Recipe (& Tasty Tuesday Link Up!) via Mini Van Dreams #recipes #easyrecipes #tastytuesday

Easy Jambalaya
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 medium bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 stalks celery, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 package turkey kielbasa, sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 4-5 dashes hot pepper sauce
  • ¾ pound uncooked, deveined and peeled shrimp (thawed if frozen), tail shells removed
  • 1 shrimp/crab boil pack
  • Brown rice, optional
  1. Spray slow cooker with cooking spray.
  2. Add all ingredients (including boil packet), except rice and shrimp. Stir to incorporate.
  3. Cover and cook on low setting for 7 to 8 hours (or high for 3 to 4 hours).
  4. Stir in shrimp 30 minutes prior to serving. Continue cooking until shrimp is pink and firm.
  5. Remove shrimp/crab boil packet and discard.
  6. Serve with rice, if desired.


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