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Contributed by: Susan Pilson
1 lb. kielbasa sausage, sliced
2 TBS olive oil
2 tbsp. butter
2 medium onions, chopped
2 green peppers, chopped
3 celery ribs, chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 lb. chicken, cooked and shredded
11â�„2 cups uncooked instant rice
11â�„2 cups fat free, low sodium beef broth
28 oz. can low sodium chopped tomatoes
2 TBS chopped parsley, fresh or dried
1 tsp. dried basil
1â�„2 tsp. dried thyme
1â�„2 tsp. black pepper
1â�„3 tsp. cayenne pepper
1 lb. peeled, devined, medium shrimp
1 TBS chopped parsley
Half an hour before assembling recipe, cook sausage in olive oil. PourÂ sausage and drippings into a slow cooker on high. Add butter, garlic, onions, peppers and celery andÂ shredded Â chicken. Cook 30 minutes.
Add rice.Â Cover and cook 15 minutes.
Add broth, tomatoes, 2 TBS parsley and remaining seasonings.Â Cover and cook on high 1 hour.Â
Add shrimp.Â Cook 30 minutes more or until liquid is absorbed.
Garnish with 1 tablespoon parsley.
(This recipe was contributed as part of a "Cook of the Week" feature.)