Jambalaya

Jambalaya

Sausage, peppers, tomatoes and rice create a hallmark in flavorful Creole cooking.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

5

servings

8
ounces lean turkey Polish-kielbasa sausage, cut into 1/8-inch slices
2
cups frozen bell pepper and onion stir-fry, thawed
1 1/2
cups cubed fully cooked fat-free ham (about 8 oz)
2 1/2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
teaspoon sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
cups Muir Glen® organic diced tomatoes (from 28-oz can), undrained
1 3/4
cups Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
cup uncooked parboiled (converted) rice
Red pepper sauce, if desired
  1. Spray 4-quart Dutch oven with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. In Dutch oven, cook sausage about 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until brown. Remove sausage from Dutch oven; set aside.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients except rice and pepper sauce. Heat to boiling. Stir in rice; return to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 minutes.
  3. Stir in sausage; heat until hot. Serve with pepper sauce.
Makes 5 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
Stir in 1 package (4 ounces) frozen cooked salad shrimp, thawed, with the sausage in step 3 and heat through.
Did You Know
Shrimp used to be considered taboo for people watching their cholesterol levels. Not anymore! Studies show these low-fat shellfish do not raise cholesterol levels after all. (Assuming they're not fried or dripping in butter!)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 290
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 1440mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 17g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.