Chicken and Sausage Creole - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Chicken and Sausage Creole

Chicken and Sausage Creole

2 pounds bones, skinless chicken pieces

2 pounds smoked sausage, diced

2 Tablespoons vegetable oil

1 onion, chopped

1 bell pepper, diced

1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped

2 (14.5 oz.) cans stewed tomatoes

1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste

2 cups water

2 Tablespoons minced garlic

1 teaspoon basil

1 teaspoon rosemary

1 teaspoon oregano

2 teaspoons fresh ground black peppercorns

1 teaspoon salt

1 can cream of mushroom soup, optional

Brown chicken and sausage in large pot with vegetable oil. Add onions, bell pepper and jalapeno and sauté on low heat. Once the vegetables are soft, add stewed tomatoes, tomato paste, water and garlic; stir well. Begin adding herbs and seasonings to mixture. Bring to a boil; return to medium heat for 30 minutes or until sauce is cooked to your desire consistence. If a thicker sauce is desired, you can add a can of cream of mushroom soup; however, you will not need to add additional salt. Serve over rice. Serves 12.

This recipe is published in the Women's Commission of Southwest Louisiana's new cookbook, "What's Cooking?" that is available at the Fall Conference on Thursday, October 21, 2010, at the Lake Charles Civic Center. 

You can also order the cookbook at www.womenscommissionswla.com.

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Advice for safe and savvy shopping during the holiday rush

    Advice for safe and savvy shopping during the holiday rush

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 7:14 PM EST2017-11-23 00:14:28 GMT

    While some tend to the turkey, many are revving up their engines to begin marathon shopping to gather up all the holiday bargains. We talked to law enforcement and the Better Business Bureau for tips on staying safe and shopping smart. traffic is already picking up at the mall where some shoppers are trying to get a jump on the Christmas rush.  starting Friday the Calcasieu sheriff's department command center at Prien lake mall will be staffed.  captain Craig bean says th...

    More >>

    While some tend to the turkey, many are revving up their engines to begin marathon shopping to gather up all the holiday bargains. We talked to law enforcement and the Better Business Bureau for tips on staying safe and shopping smart. traffic is already picking up at the mall where some shoppers are trying to get a jump on the Christmas rush.  starting Friday the Calcasieu sheriff's department command center at Prien lake mall will be staffed.  captain Craig bean says th...

    More >>
  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Temperatures will be below normal through Friday with frost possible

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Temperatures will be below normal through Friday with frost possible

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 4:49 PM EST2017-11-22 21:49:23 GMT
    Sunny and nice for Thanksgiving!!!Sunny and nice for Thanksgiving!!!

    The next few days will be rather chilly with temperatures below normal for this time of year!  A warming trend begins this weekend, but the weather still looks great for anything outdoors.  Temperatures will fall rapidly this evening with lows by Thursday morning ranging from the upper 20s north of I-10 to the low 40s at the coast.  The wind may not calm entirely and that might keep frost from becoming widespread north of I-10. 

    More >>

    The next few days will be rather chilly with temperatures below normal for this time of year!  A warming trend begins this weekend, but the weather still looks great for anything outdoors.  Temperatures will fall rapidly this evening with lows by Thursday morning ranging from the upper 20s north of I-10 to the low 40s at the coast.  The wind may not calm entirely and that might keep frost from becoming widespread north of I-10. 

    More >>
  • Lake Charles Job Fair Dec. 1

    Lake Charles Job Fair Dec. 1

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 12:49 PM EST2017-11-22 17:49:47 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The Calcasieu Business & Career Solutions Center will host a job fair from 9 a.m.-noon Friday, Dec. 1, at the center’s Elcie Guillory Room, 2424 Third St., in Lake Charles. 

    More >>

    The Calcasieu Business & Career Solutions Center will host a job fair from 9 a.m.-noon Friday, Dec. 1, at the center’s Elcie Guillory Room, 2424 Third St., in Lake Charles. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly