Creole Jambalaya 2

1 pound smoked pork sausage or ham (cut in 1/2-inch pieces)
1 cup chopped green peppers
1 cup chopped onions
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 tbs flour
One 28 oz can tomatoes (3-1/2 cups)
2-1/2 cups water
2 tbs chopped parsley
2 cups uncooked rice
2 tbs Worcestershire sauce
2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground thyme
1/4 tsp ground red pepper
1 pound peeled, deveined raw shrimp

Cook sausage in a large skillet about 5 minutes. (If ham is used, add 1 tablespoon shortening). Drain off all but 2 tablespoons pan drippings. Add green peppers, onions, and garlic; cook until tender. Blend in flour; brown slowly, stirring often. Stir in tomatoes, water, and parsley. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce the heat, and simmer 20 minutes. Add shrimp and cook 10 minutes longer. Fluff lightly with a fork.

Makes 8 servings.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana