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Would You Rather Eat Jambalaya or Red Beans and Rice?

Whenever I'm dining at a Cajun restaurant, I'm always torn between shrimp-tastic jambalaya and red beans and rice with sausage. So I usually end up ordering a po'boy and gumbo instead. But if you had to choose, which one of these spicy New Orleans rice dishes would you pick?


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NurseKimberly NurseKimberly 7 years
Jessydny Jessydny 7 years
I'm latina so I luuuuuvv red beans & rices, it's pretty much a staple in our diets. But for a yummy alternative instead of jambalaya which is too cajunny for me I'd choose some paella...yum yum yum.
g1amourpuss g1amourpuss 8 years
Dirty Cajun Rice! (w/out liver) Or red beans and rice. (I was born a coon-ass unfortunately. I try to rarely have rice though. Mostly eat the cajun foods during Christmas or special occasions.)
milosmommy milosmommy 8 years
can't I have both???
JLollie JLollie 8 years
Actually I would rather have the crawfish etoufee from Tony's Restaurant/Deli on Plank Road in Baton Rouge!
jessy777 jessy777 8 years
I could never choose. I love them both and some gumbo and boudin plate would be great too.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
coquinamcb coquinamcb 8 years
crawfish etouffee
ayuninur ayuninur 8 years
sharshar sharshar 8 years
Jambalaya is always a winner :D give me shrimps and chorizo, I'm in heaven!
MindayH MindayH 8 years
Jambalaya - hands down!
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i wouldn't eat either. i think that either one dish has meat which i don't eat or the other has beans and rice which are foods that i try to stay away from - so both are just a no go for me.
teegaall teegaall 8 years
Both! But since that wasn't an option, I chose jambalaya. mmmmm
gigill gigill 8 years
I like the zip in Jambalya but red beans and rice are quite tasty too!
Hautie Hautie 8 years
I love red beans and rice. It is a staple in my Mothers kitchen... yum! It is Jambalaya, for me, that can be either really good or really bad... depending on who cooked it. I find the common problem is it's either gummy or over cooked.
bellaressa bellaressa 8 years
I love them both - what can I say I am a true Southerner.
designergirl designergirl 8 years
Red beans and rice! I use my mom's recipe and it reminds me of home.
soulight soulight 8 years
I love jambulaya, gumbo, all those fabulous foods!
Rancher'sGirl Rancher'sGirl 8 years
Red beans and rice, beignets, cafe au lait, oh my!:) I am seriously drooling here! :drool: I've never been to Louisiana but a coworker was from there and she fixed some seriously yummy eats for office potlucks...we were so spoiled!:)
danigraham danigraham 8 years
Yum! I love both... mine is determined by who has cooked it/where I'm ordering from =)
sepiaraven sepiaraven 8 years
Haven't properly had either, although I had a ready-meal jambalaya once, and it was a bit wierd. I'd try both though, if they were cooked nicely and freshly :)
hippiecowgirl hippiecowgirl 8 years
I'd rather have red beans & rice, but both are really yummy!
kothmia kothmia 8 years
Was really missing the BOTH option on this one... but if I could only have one, gimme jambalya
katiejane24 katiejane24 8 years
Um, BOTH...and gumbo too, please. And some beignets. Oh hell, now I'm PINING for a nice weekend in NOLA...
emalove emalove 8 years
I don't really care for either.
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