Spicy Cajun Stew Recipe
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Spicy Cajun Stew Recipe

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Packed with flavor, this dish is surprisingly quick and easy since it has just five ingredients. —Elizabeth Freise, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:5 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 5 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) smoked Polish sausage or kielbasa, cut into 1/4 inch pieces
  • 2 cans (10 ounces each) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup uncooked instant rice

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 356 calories, 25 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 1604 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 15 g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until lightly browned; drain. Add tomatoes and broth. Bring to a boil. Stir in spinach. Return to a boil; cook for 2 minutes. Stir in the rice. Cover and remove from the heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. Stir with a fork. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Cajun Stew in Country Woman July/August 2003, p39

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Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

"Really easy to make..love it"

Reviewed Dec. 13, 2009

"I halve the sausage and use a 4 oz can of green chilis and 2 cans of diced tomatoes instead of the combo cans. I also use regular, cooked rice and add it when the recipe says to add the instant rice. It turns out great each time!"

Reviewed Sep. 18, 2008

"This stew couldn't be any easier to make, it tastes great and it's very filling!!! I'm making it again tonight!! Thanks so much for the recipe!!"

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