Smoky Sausage Jambalaya

Ready in 45 minutes
55 review(s) averaging 4.5. 85% would make again

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This is based on a recipe from Hillshire Farm's website. It's an easy one skillet meal that looks and tastes like you went to a lot of trouble making it.

"Turned out really good. Only I had to mess with the recipe as usual. I made a roux, need a roux for the right color and taste. Then I had to add mace and cloves, for some reason the flavor always seems to be missing something without them. I found the texture a bit mushy, since I think the tomatoes and vegetables also add moisture to the dish, so next time I'll use a cup and a half of rice. "


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2 tablespoon Butter or margarine
1 medium Onion; chopped
1/3 cup Bell pepper; chopped
2 cloves Garlic; minced
1 pound Smoked sausage; cut into 1/4 inch slices-see note
2 cups Chicken broth
1 14.5-oz can Canned diced tomatoes; drained
1 cup Converted rice; Brown or white
1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning; see note
Pickled jalapeno slices; optional-to taste

Original recipe makes 6



Melt butter in heavy, large lidded skillet over high heat. Add vegetables and garlic and saute for 5 minutes. Add all of the other ingredients, mix well, and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer for 25 minutes or until the rice is done. Remove from heat and allow to sit for 5 minutes before fluffing with fork and serving.


Use turkey sausage to reduce the fat. Use half the amount of Cajun seasoning if you're sensitive to spicy foods.


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I make my rice separate and then put this over the rice.
Debbielou 1 year ago

Great and simple. Will make this one again and again.
RhumBaba 1 year ago

Our family loves this Jambalaya. It's easy to through together.
Jp4 1 year ago

Almost forgot to review this tks for the reminder. Made a couple weeks ago, it was ok, missing some flavor and didnt care for converted rice use. Not making again.
Aimeelady 1 year ago

This dish is on weekly repeat. I use the recipe as written, except I add a whole bell pepper, fresh japaleno, black beans and okra. Great!
audabc 1 year ago

Absolutely great!
Yummy111 1 year ago

This was great!!!
chartrrs 1 year ago

Great base for jambalaya! Added a few extra ingredients such as black beans and diced tomatoes w/green chilies. Next time I will double the recipe, because it was not enough for seconds and thirds for my family of four, which they were begging for. Thanks!
Twistedmama 2 years ago

Made a quickie version of this with Success Rice, did not drain tomatoes. Delicious! Used Oscar Mayer Smokie Links which were discontinued but are now back on the market (yay!)
Lynn1775 2 years ago

Easy to make & it tastes lovely!!
kakishawilliams 2 years ago

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