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Leftover Turkey Jambalaya

Ingredients

  • 2 tbls vegetable or olive oil divided
  • 1 lb andouille or kielbasa sausage sliced
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper seeded & chopped
  • 1 celery stalk finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 14.5 oz can fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 1 8 oz tomatoe sauce
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tsp worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp cajun seasoning
  • 1 tsp Tabasco sauce
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 2 cups diced turkey

Instructions

  1. Heat 2 tbsp oil in dutch oven.  Add sausage and cook until browned.  Remove sausage with a slotted spoon and set aside.

  2. Add remaining oil to the grease in the dutch oven.  Add onion, green pepper & celery & cook until soft, about 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Add garlic & cook 1 minute.

  4. Add diced tomatoes, chicken broth, Worcestershire sauce, Cajun seasoning, Tabgasco sauce, pepper, & thyme.

  5. Bring mixture to a simmer and stir in rice and reserved sausage.  Cover and cook on low, stirring occasionally, for 20 to 25 minutes.  Cook uncovered for the last 5 minutes to help it thicken up.

  6. Stir in turkey & serve.