Jambalaya Recipes

Vegetarian Jambalaya recipe

While traditional Jambalaya is made of sausage and chicken, this savory alternative features the delicate taste of mushrooms and tomatoes instead, for a delectable vegetarian dish that is perfect any night of the week. Enjoy with a glass of red wine and a loaf of crusty french bread for a hearty and healthy meal.


  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 c. celery, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 c. fresh mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 c. water
  • 1 c. uncooked long grain rice
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp minced fresh parsley
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne powder
  • 1/8 tsp chili powder
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 6 Tbsp sour cream


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Saute onion, celery, green pepper, mushrooms and garlic until tender.

  3. Add tomatoes, water, rice, soy sauce, parsley, salt, paprika, cayenne, chili powder, and pepper. Stir to combine.

  4. Transfer mixture to a greased 3-quart baking dish. Cover and cook for 60-75 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Top with sour cream and serve immediately.

Author: Catherine Herzog

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Published: December 22, 2011
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