Jambalaya for a Crowd

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Ingredients

  • 3 large onions, chopped
  • 15 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 3 celery ribs, chopped
  • Vegetable oil
  • 9 cups chicken or beef broth
  • 3 pounds smoked Polish sausage
  • 6 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 3 cups mild/medium salsa
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tablespoons Tabasco sauce
  • 3 teaspoons Creole seasoning
  • Sour cream (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet sauté onion, celery and garlic in oil until soft. Put into a large bowl and combine with the remaining ingredients. Salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Heat oven 375 degrees.
  3. Transfer mixture into 3 buttered 3-quart casserole dishes.
  4. Cover and bake 1 to 1 1/2 hours until rice is tender.

Makes about 24 main dish portions.

This can all be made up to a day ahead of time - just cover and refrigerate.