Jambalaya | Gluten Free & StoveTop |

It's been a hot minute friends! Hurricanes will set your life back like that. 
I've been dying to get back into normal cooking and recipe sharing with y'all! Cooking in the evening is my happy place, it's the time to decompress from work and whip up something yummy and filling to sit on the couch and eat with the hubs.

Fall is here! 

And I don't know about you but I am beyond excited for fall. Granted Florida doesn't get the memos on fall weather and how it's supposed to work, but we make the best of it. The weather does seem to slowly cool down which means oven meals are back, crock pot meals are more plentiful, and hearty dinners and treats are abounding. 


Did someone say Jambalaya? 

Yup! And a jambalaya that can be made vegan! However, I'll admit I didn't make mine vegan. Finding a vegan sausage that was also Gluten Free was VERY hard in my area. I was pretty disappointed but I don't mind buying poultry products if I know the animals were taken care of and not filled with junk. Hence, why I love Applegate as a company. They make sure the animals are treated well and socialized (which is something I'm passionate about) So I grabbed some of their pepper turkey breakfast patties and added them to the Jambalaya. They worked PERFECTLY with this recipe!
Just tweak the sausage to your dietary preference! 


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Jambalaya | Gluten Free & StoveTop |
Easy Jambalaya that can easily be made vegan!
Ingredients
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 diced Green Pepper
  • 2 diced Celery Stalk (optional)
  • 1 medium diced Onion
  • 3-4 minced Garlic Cloves
  • 14oz can Diced Tomatoes (slightly drained)
  • 4.5 Cups Vegetable Broth
  • 2 Tbsp Paprika
  • 2 Tbsp Cumin
  • to taste Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Thyme
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • to taste Hot Sauce of your choice
  • 2 Cups Brown Rice
  • 14oz can Red Kidney Beans
  • Sausage*
  • 10oz Okra
Instructions
In a deep pot, warm oil and saute peppers, celery (if using), onion, and garlic till soft.Then add the rest except the sausage and okra.Bring the pot to a boil. Turn heat down, simmer, and cover till liquid is absorbed. Depends on the type of rice. Mine took about 40 minutes.While the jambalaya is cooking, warm up okra and sausage separately. When the rice is done absorbing, add the cooked sausage and okra and mix together.Add some vegan butter to the rice for some creamy flavor and serve! *To make this recipe vegan. Use a vegan sausage. If not then use a sausage to your taste or diet preference.
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 8 servings
Happy Cooking Friends!

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