Smoked Sausage Jambalaya Recipe
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Smoked Sausage Jambalaya Recipe

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So easy and delicious! You can't go wrong with this New Orleans favorite.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 5 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) jambalaya mix
  • 1 package (14 ounces) smoked beef sausage, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup each chopped green, sweet red and yellow pepper
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein


  1. Microwave jambalaya mix according to package directions. Meanwhile, saute sausage in a large nonstick skillet. Add onion and peppers; saute 4-5 minutes longer or until tender. Add tomatoes and heat through. Stir into jambalaya mixture. Yield: 5 servings.
Editor’s Note: This recipe was prepared with Zatarain's New Orleans-style Jambalaya Mix.
Originally published as Smoked Sausage Jambalaya in Simple & Delicious February/March 2013, p25

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Reviewed Sep. 23, 2014

"Great easy weeknight dinner! Made as directed except I substituted fresh over-ripe August tomatoes for the canned. Nice way to use up a bounty of fresh peppers and tomatoes. Have also added leftover chopped ham. Teenage sons have practiced their veggie chopping skills with this recipe!"

Reviewed Mar. 14, 2014

"We liked this recipe. Yes, it's from a box, however, it was quick and good, so we are happy. I did substiture turkey sausage for the smoked sausage."

Reviewed Mar. 2, 2014

"The only objection I have with these box mixes is the SALT. Otherwise, I usually make my jambalaya from scratch. It is not difficult and we find time to make it ahead, let it age a day in the frig and it tastes better than the box mix."

Reviewed Mar. 2, 2014

"I would make this again. My hubby loves this kind of dish. I am not a "chef" so I appreciate all the advice and help I can get. Especially from those who do it gently. I will probably add chicken the next time."

Reviewed Mar. 1, 2014

"Sometimes a box mix can do for a quick dinner, and especially good when adding other things as this one is. Zatarain is a great box mix espically with extra chicken, shrimp and sausage. We are not all professional chefs here, so some of us appreciate quick and easy meals.....especially since I don't expect to cook for governors, senators, mayors, or police chiefs. I also don't think it is necessary to be a cooking snob to others who are just trying to help those less familiar in the kitchen. Remember the old saying your mom brought you up with, "if you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all!""

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