Ham and Sweet Potato Jambalaya Ham and Sweet Potato Jambalaya

Author: Canadian Living

The supermarket deli will cut a thick slice of ham for you to cube.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2005



In large shallow Dutch oven or deep skillet, heat oil over medium heat; fry ham, onion, garlic, celery, thyme, paprika, salt, pepper and hot pepper sauce , stirring occasionally, until onion is softened, about 5 minutes.

Add rice, stirring to combine. Add sweet potato, tomatoes and stock; bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes.

Add green pepper, and shrimp (if using); stir with fork to combine. Cover and cook until hot, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 1465 mg
  • Protein 24 g
  • Calories 521.0
  • Total fat 8 g
  • Cholesterol 32 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 89 g


  • Iron 26.0
  • Folate 20.0
  • Calcium 13.0
  • Vitamin A 146.0
  • Vitamin C 110.0
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Ham and Sweet Potato Jambalaya