Cajun Style Sausage and Rice Recipe

For those of us who are not from the South or not at the South at the moment, this meal is a great way to have that Louisiana taste at home. Jazz music is optional of course to transport you to ÔÇťThe Big EasyÔÇŁ.



  • 4 6oz Kielbasa (or other) sausage, cut in 1/4ÔÇ│ slices
  • 1 large fresh tomato, diced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • ┬Ż green pepper, diced
  • 1 celery stalk, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup home-made or low-sodium chicken broth
  • ┬Ż T steak sauce
  • 1 bay leaf or ┬Ż t dried thyme
  • ┬Ż t sugar
  • 1 t sea salt
  • ┬╝ to ┬Ż t hot pepper sauce
  • ┬Ż cup uncooked rice



  • several sprigs chopped parsley



  1. Combine sausage, tomatoes, onion, green pepper, celery, salt, ┬Ż cup of broth, steak sauce, bay leaves, sugar and hot pepper sauce in personal slow┬ácooker.
  2. Cover and cook for 1 hour
  3. Remove bay leaf; stir in rice and the rest of the broth.
  4. Cook on low for 45 minutes to 1 hour
  5. Stir in parsley if desired.


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