Cheesy Jambalaya Seasoning Mix:
1 cup rice
1 tablespoon corn starch
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon basil
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
Combine all, mixing well and place in a ziploc bag until ready to use. This makes 1 Jambalaya helper mix.
1 pound ground beef or turkey
1/2 lb sausage links, cut into chunks (*Optional)
3/4 cup hot water
2 cups milk
1 cup stewed or diced canned tomatoes
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
1 Jambalaya Mix Packet
Step One: In a large skillet, Brown and drain one pound of ground beef or turkey. If using the sausage links, cook them as well. Most Jambalaya has sausage in
Step Two: To the browned meat, add hot water, milk, tomatoes and seasoning packet, stirring well to blend. Simmer covered 18-20 minutes. During the last few minutes of cook time, add shredded cheddar cheese, cover, shut off heat for 3-5 minutes.
Step Three: Uncover, Let stand to thicken at least 5 minutes before serving.