Spicy Sausage Jambalaya

Spicy Sausage Jambalaya


3/4 pound smoked sausage,(Spicy pork) thinly sliced
1 small eggplant, cubed
1/2 cup chopped onions
1/2 cup chopped bell pepper
2/3 cup uncooked rice
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup chopped steamed tomatoes, drained
1/4 teaspoon salt
Ground black pepper to taste
1 small bay leaf


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Cook sausage until lightly brown in oven-safe skillet. Add eggplant, onions, and bell pepper. Stir in rice , chicken broth, tomatoes, salt, pepper, and bay leaf.
Bring to a boil, cover, and bake for 30 minutes or until rice is tender and the liquid is absorbed. Fluff lightly with a fork. Remove bay leaf before serving.