Ham Jambalaya

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Recipe courtesy of Pork Be Inspired.

If ham was part of your Easter feast or any feast, and now you’re wondering what to do with the leftovers, check out this delicious and easy to make jambalaya.  It’s ready in 25 minutes.

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Serves 4. Prep time: 10 min | Cooking time: 15 min


  • 1/2 cups ham, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced (2 cloves)
  • 1 14 1/2-oz can stewed tomatoes
  • 1 14-oz can chicken broth, reduced-sodium
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 1/2 cups rice, quick-cooking


Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook onion, sweet pepper and garlic in hot oil about 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in undrained stewed tomatoes, chicken broth, ham and Cajun seasoning.  Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Stir in rice. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand about 5 minutes or until rice is tender.

Nutritional Info

  • Calories: 306 calories
  • Protein: 19 grams
  • Fat: 7 grams
  • Sodium: 1188 milligrams
  • Cholesterol: 31 milligrams
  • Saturated Fat: 8 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 41 grams
  • Fiber: 3 grams

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