Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya

Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya

Published March 15, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 4
Total Time: 55 min

Prep Time: 20 min | Cook Time: 35 min


Jambalaya is a Creole dish commonly associated with New Orleans, and it's similar to the Spanish dish paella. This version of the regional specialty uses low-fat turkey sausage and shrimp and cooks in just half an hour.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: approx. 2 cups
Calories per serving: 335
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.5g 13%
Saturated Fat 1.8g 9%
Sodium 63mg 3%
Protein 18.0g 25%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1/2 pound low-fat turkey sausage, sliced
  • 3 onions, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 (28-oz.) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp. dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp. hot sauce, or more to taste
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/2 pound medium-size shrimp, shells removed, deveined

Step by Step:

  1. In a large Dutch oven sprayed with vegetable cooking spray, cook sausage until slices begin to brown. Remove any grease and add onion and green pepper and cook until onion is translucent, about 4 minutes. Add garlic and cook 30 seconds.
  2. Add tomatoes and next 6 ingredients. Simmer, covered, 20 minutes. Add shrimp and cook an additional 5 minutes or until shrimp are just cooked through and rice is tender.