Jambalaya - Cooked Shrimp

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Recipe Yield: 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6.8 ounces) RICE-A-RONI┬« Spanish Rice
  • 2 tablespoons of margarine, butter or spread with no trans fat
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 6 ounces smoked beef or turkey sausage, cut into 3/4-inch chunks
  • 6 ounces medium cooked shrimp
  • Hot sauce (optional)

Preparation Steps

  1. In a large skillet, combine rice-vermicelli mix and 2 tablespoons of margarine. Saute┬┤ over medium heat until vermicelli is golden brown, stirring frequently.
  2. Slowly stir in 2 cups water, Special Seasonings, tomatoes, bell pepper, onion,
  3. Cover and reduce heat. Simmer 10 minutes. Stir in sausage. Return to a simmer. Cover and simmer 5 to 10 minutes or until rice is tender. Add shrimp; cook and stir until heated through. Serve with hot sauce, if desired.