Jambalaya Recipes

Okra Jambalaya recipe

Okra is synonymous with Cajun cooking, and this zesty Jambalaya combines traditional flavors into a hearty and delicious stew. Spicy sausage, hearty okra, and zippy tomatoes make a stew perfect for any meal.


  • 1 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • ¼ c. Andouille Sausage, diced
  • ½ c. onion, minced
  • ½ c. bell pepper, diced
  • 3 stalks celery, diced
  • 2 Tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 Tbsp fresh Thyme leaves
  • 1 Tbsp oregano, chopped
  • ½ c. white table wine
  • 1 ¼ c. chicken stock
  • 1 c. raw long grain rice
  • 1 ½ c. fresh okra, sliced into ½-inch pieces
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 ts paprika


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In a large cast iron Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Saute Andouille sausage until slightly browned and add onion, bell pepper, celery, and garlic. Saute until vegetables are tender, approximately 5 minutes.

  3. Add okra and saute for 2-3 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and cook for approximately 1 minute. Add thyme and oregano and mix in rice. Stir well, and transfer to preheated oven.

  4. Cook for 30-40 minutes or until rice is cooked through and liquid has reduced.

Author: Catherine Herzog

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Published: December 28, 2011
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