Easy Microwave Jammin' Jambalaya

Like clockwork, this Creole entrée for three is ready to eat in 20 minutes.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 3

Ingredients

1
cup frozen bell pepper and onion stir-fry (from 16-oz bag)
1/2
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
can (14.5 oz) Mexican-style stewed tomatoes, undrained
3/4
cup uncooked instant white rice
1/4
lb cooked kielbasa or Polish sausage, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
1
cup chopped cooked chicken
  • 1 In 1-quart microwavable casserole, mix bell pepper and onion stir-fry, salsa and tomatoes. Cover; microwave on High 3 to 5 minutes, stirring once or twice, until mixture boils, and bell pepper and onion are crisp-tender.
  • 2 Stir in rice. Cover; microwave on High 2 minutes, stirring once halfway through cooking.
  • 3 Gently stir in kielbasa and chicken. Cover; microwave on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring once or twice, until kielbasa and chicken are thoroughly heated.

Expert Tips

If you like your jambalaya spicy, be sure to use hot salsa and buy a spicy kielbasa.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
1100mg
1100%;
Total Carbohydrate
39g
39%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.