Sunday, September 12, 2010

Pasta Jambalaya

2 tsp olive oil
1lb andouille sausage, diced *I used turkey andouille
1lb medium shrimp
1 medium onion, diced
1 cup celery, diced
1 green pepper, diced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 cup tomato, seeded & diced *I used a can of diced tomatoes
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 jalapeno pepper OR 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
2 Tbsp tomato paste
1 can chicken broth
2 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
6-8 dashes hot sauce
1/8 cup scallions, chopped
1lb smart taste pasta

Cook pasta according to directions.

Heat oil over medium heat in large stock pot. Add sausage, saute 8-10 minutes until browned. Remove with slotted spoon, keeping grease in pot. Add shrimp. Cook 2-3 minutes. Remove from pot. Add onion, celery, scallions & peppers. Saute until tender. Add tomatoes, garlic, jalapeno/cayenne, salt, black pepper & tomato paste. Cook until blended well. Add broth. Bring to a boil. Stir in cooked pasta, sausage, shrimp & hot sauce. Cover. Simmer 5-10 minutes.

Serves 8. 7pts each

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