Easy Crock Pot Jambalaya!

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We have been working on a campground in Maine since April and are currently smack in the middle of the busiest time of the year here.  What does that mean for us?  Well it means long hours.  This week, I pulled out the crock pot and using a great coupon for Swanson’s chicken broth, I created a super easy recipe for Crockpot Jambalaya!  The crock pot is apparently my new go-to kitchen utensil.

crock pot jambalaya

It is time to come up with quick and easy meals, and with our new budget, saving money is important too!  The folks at Campbell’s are currently offering big savings and easy meals with seven great products. Coupons!  Be sure to check the bottom of this post for more details!

living full time in a rv

Our current hours are noon until 8:00 PM.  So it would be great if I could get just a bit more organized so that we don’t end up eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches every evening.

Not that the dogs mind that…

So here is a quick recipe that took just minutes to put together.  Yummy Crock Pot Jambalaya!

crock pot jambalaya

Crock Pot Jambalaya

2 Boneless Chicken Breasts (cut in bite sized pieces)
1 lb. Smoked Sausage (cut in bite sized pieces)
1/2 onion (chopped)
1/2 green pepper (chopped)
2 stalks celery (chopped)
2 cups tomato sauce
1-1/2 cup Swanson Chicken Broth
1 tbsp. Cajun Spice
1 tsp. oregano
1 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 lb. shrimp (precooked with tails off)
Boil in bag rice

crock pot jambalaya

Chop up all the veggies.

crock pot jambalaya

Cut up the chicken breasts into bite sized pieces.

crock pot jambalaya

Do the same with the sausage.  Place the chicken and sausage into the bottom of the crock pot.  Add the vegetables on top.

crock pot jambalaya

Add in the tomato sauce and the Swansons Chicken Broth.

crock pot jambalaya

Add in the Cajun Spice, oregano, salt, and garlic powder.  (The shrimp will be added later).

crock pot jambalaya

Now place the crock pot on Low Setting and go to work!  (Cook on low for at least five hours).

crock pot jambalaya

Ralph volunteered to keep an eye on it for me.

crock pot jambalaya

When we finally got home, the RV smelled wonderful!  Now for the finishing touches!  You can turn off the crock pot at this point and add in the pre-cooked shrimp.  The shrimp will heat up while you cook up some rice to go along with it.

crock pot jambalaya

I used boil in the bag brown rice which only takes about 10 minutes to make.  And dinner is served!

crock pot jambalaya

Delicious!  Cooking all day in a crock pot helps the spices to infuse into the meat and vegetables.  A tasty meal with a touch of spice!  So much better than a peanut butter and jelly sandwich!  Now if I could only be this organized every day!

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Looking for that Swanson’s Chicken Broth?  Well I found it on the soup aisle in our local Walmart!

crock pot jambalaya

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  • Jane @SustainMyCraftHabit August 25, 2015, 9:42 pm

    This looks so fast, easy and yummy! The perfect recipe.
    Thank you for sharing at the #HomeMattersParty! Looking forward to seeing you back later this week.

  • Alli @ Tornadough Alli August 20, 2015, 7:20 pm

    OMG I’ve been craving Jambalaya like crazy lately but haven’t found a recipe that was easy enough! I’m addicted to my crockpot so this is absolutely perfect! Thanks for sharing! I would love it if you would come link up with us over at Throwback Thursdays!

  • Anonymous August 19, 2015, 9:22 am

    cant i cook it with any spice

  • Lorelai @ Life With Lorelai August 11, 2015, 2:55 am

    Ooh, doesn’t that look amazing! I bet it smells fantastic too. Thanks for sharing at the #HomeMattersParty – we love partying with you! Hope to see you next Friday — when we are have a VERY SPECIAL PARTY! Don’t miss it… 🙂

    ~Lorelai
    Life With Lorelai

  • Emily July 31, 2015, 3:19 pm

    My husband loves Jambalaya, but I’ve never thought to make it in the crock pot – so smart! [client]

  • Anna Banana July 30, 2015, 10:52 pm

    I read this recipe this morning and immediately made it! It was soooo very good! I used raw shrimp, threw it in crockpot. Then I made regular brown rice. The shrimp cooked while the rice cooked. I garnished it all with some chopped green onions. Thank you for this recipe. I’ll be making it again. Think I’ll add some saffron next time.

    • Susan Myers August 1, 2015, 10:11 pm

      Hi Anna!

      I’m so glad you enjoyed the recipe! It sounds like your version was just as delicious! I love your idea of adding chopped green onions!

      Suzy

  • jan m July 28, 2015, 6:33 pm

    On low for 8 hours? You didn’t say! Thanks

    • Susan Myers July 29, 2015, 10:19 pm

      Five to eight hours is fine. We work eight and it ended up great!

  • Lynda July 28, 2015, 10:40 am

    That looks really yummy! I may have to give this a try. I also love the crockpot!

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