Creole Rice

Southern Living
Creole RiceRecipe

Photo: Alison Miksch; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

Create a dinner featuring the seasonings of classic Creole cooking: onion, bell pepper, and celery. The sauce is perfect for pasta, but we love it on rice. Stir in cooked shrimp and smoked sausage, and you've got jambalaya.

Makes 4 to 6 servings


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1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped celery
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons Creole seasoning
1 teaspoon sugar
Hot cooked pasta or long-grain rice


Hands-on: 25 Minutes
Total: 35 Minutes

Sauté first 3 ingredients in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes; stir in garlic, and sauté 1 minute. Stir in tomato sauce and next 2 ingredients. Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes. Serve immediately over hot cooked pasta or rice.

Created date

July 2015