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Spicy Cajun Stew

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


  • 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


  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 356 calories, 25g fat (10g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 1604mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 3g fiber), 15g protein.

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  • BrendaFSC
    Nov 8, 2011

    Really easy to it

  • keverwann
    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!

  • skylejo
    Sep 4, 2009

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  • luiza_hagan
    Feb 1, 2009

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  • valanddansmith
    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!!

  • mbbosch
    Aug 5, 2008

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  • michkristy
    Feb 5, 2007

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