Thirty-one Days of Lor-cipies
A Christmas Gift to You
from Loree Lough
Don't forget to take a picture of your version of this delictable dish and post it here, so I can add your name to my Santa hat. Then, on January 1st, one of my gran-dorables will pick a name...and I'll send that lucky person a basket filled with fantastic Maryland surprises!
2 cups boiled ham, cut into bite-sized cubes
2 onions, diced
1 stalk celery, sliced
1 green pepper, seeded and diced
1-28 ounce can whole tomatoes
¼ cup tomato paste
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon parsley, minced
½ teaspoon thyme, minced
2 whole cloves
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 cup uncooked long-grain (converted) rice
1 pound frozen shrimp (must be shelled and deveined)
Mix everything EXCEPT FOR shrimp into slow cooker.
Cover and cook on LOW for 8-10 hours.
One hour before serving, turn slow cooker to HIGH.
Stir in uncooked shrimp.
Cover and cook until shrimp have turned pink (30-45 minutes, depending on the power of your slow cooker).