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Healthy Jambalaya

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  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Sweet green pepper 1 Small, cored, seeded, and chopped
  Celery stalks 1 Medium, sliced thin
  Yellow onion 1 Small, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Long grain rice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Low sodium tomatoes 1 Can (10 oz), chopped (With Their Juice)
  Low sodium chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dried thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Ground allspice 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cubed cooked light chicken/Turkey meat 2 Cup (32 tbs)

Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat for 1 minute.
Add the green pepper, celery, onion, and garlic, and cook, stirring frequently, until the onion is soft about 5 minutes.
Add the rice and cook, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes longer or until the rice is golden.
Add the tomatoes, chicken broth, thyme, allspice, cloves, and cayenne pepper.
Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes.
Add the chicken and cook 5 minutes longer or until the rice is tender.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Rice, Chicken

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