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Favorite Jiffy Jambalaya Recipe

Favorite Jiffy Jambalaya Recipe

Your family will love this hearty and smoky dish that comes together in a snap. A basic red beans and rice mix gets a quick makeover for a deliciously filling meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) red beans and rice mix
  • 1/2 pound smoked sausage, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Louisiana-style hot sauce, optional


  • 1. Cook red beans and rice mix according to package directions.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute sausage and onion in oil until onion is tender. Add the shrimp, tomatoes, brown sugar and hot sauce if desired. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until heated through. Stir in rice mixture. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups (calculated without hot sauce) equals 544 calories, 28 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 125 mg cholesterol, 1,754 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.