Cracked Wheat à la Jambalaya

Preparation info
  • Makes:

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Monday-to-Friday Cookbook

By Michele Urvater

Published 1991

  • About

An authentic Southern jambalaya is made with long-grain white rice, but I prefer the nutty flavor of cracked wheat because it plays better against the zing of the cayenne and the pungent aroma of the thyme.


  • 1 large or 2 small onions
  • 2 ribs celery
  • 2


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Finely chop the onions and celery Core, seed, and finely chop the peppers. You can do this chopping in a food processor.
  3. Heat the oil in a medium-size heat-proof saucepan or casserole over medium heat. Add the onion