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Shrimp Jambalaya

Cook Time 4 hrs 30 mins
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups thinly sliced celery 4 stalks
  • 2 cups chopped onion 2 large
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can no-salt-added diced tomatoes undrained
  • 1 14 ounce can reduced-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1/2 6 ounce can no-salt-added tomato paste 1/3 cup
  • 1 Homemade Salt-Free Cajun Seasoning or 1 1/2 teaspoons salt-free Cajun seasoning
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked instant brown rice
  • 3/4 cup chopped green red, and/or yellow sweet pepper
  • 8 ounces fresh or frozen peeled and deveined cooked shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fres

Instructions
 

  • In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine celery, onion, undrained tomatoes, broth, tomato paste, Homemade SaltFree Cajun Seasoning, garlic, and salt.
  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 1/2 to 5 1/2 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/4 to 2 3/4 hours.
  • If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Stir in uncooked rice and sweet pepper. Cover and cook about 30 minutes more or until most of the liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
  • Before serving, thaw shrimp, if frozen. Stir shrimp and parsley into chicken mixture. If desired, garnish each serving with celery leaves.

Notes

Homemade Salt-Free Cajun Seasoning
Ingredients
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 - 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Directions
1. In a small bowl stir together onion powder, garlic powder, white pepper, paprika, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.
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