½ lb. smoked sausage, sliced
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped bell pepper
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 T. oil
1½ cups cooked cubed chicken
1½ cups cooked cubed ham
½ lb. shelled and deveined raw shrimp
1 can (28-oz.) diced tomatoes, untrained
1 cup uncooked long grain rice
1 can (14.5 ounces) chicken broth
3 T. minced fresh parsley, or 1 T. dried
1 t. salt
½ t. ground black pepper
½-¾ t. dried thyme
Cayenne pepper to taste

In a heavy skillet, sauté the sausage, onion, bell pepper and garlic in the oil until the vegetables are tender. Add the chicken and ham and shrimp; cook for five minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients.

Transfer to a 2-qt. baking dish, cover and bake at 350* for 45 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.