Vegetarian Jambalaya

Total Time
10 mins
40 mins

True jambalaya uses sausages, shrimp and chicken. This rich vegetarian recipe version uses beans to provide meaty texture and flavor - with no meat.

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  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook onion, green bell pepper, celery, and garlic in hot oil until tender, about 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Add water, tomatoes, tomato sauce, Italian seasoning, cayenne and fennel seed.
  3. Bring to a boil and add rice. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes until rice is tender, stirring frequently.
  4. Add beans and cover. Simmer 5-10 minutes longer or until well heated, stirring frequently.