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.
Most Helpful

5 5

Yummy cold weather comfort food, and a great use for leftover ham. Easy and quick to put together, and leftovers freeze well. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

5 5

Delicious! Loved making something new with ingredients I had on hand. DH loved it and asked for seconds! Thanks so much.

5 5

this was very good although I did do a few amount adjustments, we like extreme spice, I omitted the cayenne and I added in about 1 tablespoon crushed chili flakes with the onion, peppers and garlic and also added in one fresh jalapeno pepper, I increased the fresh garlic to 3 tablespoons and increased the ham amount, thanks for sharing this lazyme, this will be enjoyed for Super Bowl Sunday!