Jambalaya ([dʒæmbəˈlaɪ.ə] ˌ[dʒʌm-/ JAM-bə-LY-ə], [JUM-bə-LY-ə]) is a Louisiana origin dish of Spanish and French (especially Provençal cuisine) influence, consisting mainly of meat and vegetables mixed with rice. Traditionally, the meat always includes sausage of some sort, often a smoked sausage such as andouille, along with some other meat or seafood, frequently pork, chicken, crawfish, or shrimp. The vegetables are usually a soffritto-like mixture known as the “holy trinity” in […]

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