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Bayou Shrimp, Beans and Rice

"This one pot meal is quick and easy to prepare. It is so good that you actually think you are in the Louisiana Bayou." - Pam Carmical, Flowery Branch


12 oz. flavored chicken sausage links

1 teaspoon olive oil

1 pkg (15-oz) frozen vegetable gumbo blend

1 can (14.5-oz) can diced tomatoes with

Italian herbs, undrained

2 cups of water

1 pkg (8-oz) red beans and rice mix

1 pkg (10-oz) frozen Cajun-marinated shrimp


Cut sausage into ¼ inch-thick slices. Pre-heat large, nonstick stockpot on medium heat for 1-2 minutes. Place oil in stockpot, then add sausage. Cook 2-3 minutes or until hot and sizzling. Stir in remaining ingredients (except shrimp) and cover; bring to a simmer, cook 20 minutes. Stir shrimp into rice and cover; simmer 6-8 more minutes or until shrimp are pink and opaque. Serve.

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