Ham Jambalaya

Total Time
15 mins
40 mins

A simple one-pot Cajun dish using leftover ham. I usually add more spices to this as we like it spicier, but this version works well with kids and those that don't like it as spicy.

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  1. Heat oil in large Dutch oven over medium heat.
  2. Add onions, bell peppers and garlic; saute until beginning to soften, about 10 minutes.
  3. Mix in tomatoes with their juices, ham, wine, thyme, basil, paprika, and cayenne pepper;.
  4. bring to boil.
  5. Gradually stir in rice; cover pot.
  6. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer until rice is tender and most liquids are absorbed, about 25 minutes.
  7. Season with salt and pepper.