Turkey Jambalaya

Turkey Jambalaya


"This is a low-fat version of the classic Cajun dish. You can use any kind of meat...sausage, chicken, shrimp, or, as I do, lowfat turkey sausage. This is a snap to prepare. You'll love it!"


1 h 30 m servings 401 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 401 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 10.7 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 50g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 22 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 71 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 1318 mg
  • 53%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Grill or fry sausage until almost cooked through. Drain and set aside. When cooled, cut into bite-size pieces.
  2. In a large skillet combine the celery, onion, bell pepper, garlic, tomatoes, broth, rice, bay leaf and seasoning. Mix well and bring to a boil over medium high heat.
  3. Reduce heat to medium low and add sausage. Cover and simmer until rice is tender, about 40 to 45 minutes.
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  1. 62 Ratings


I have made this recipe twice now and while the flavor is great, I could not figure out why when I followed the directions exactly my rice was not fully cooked. Turns out, this recipe does not u...

What a great and easy recipe! I used half turkey sausage and half shrimp. Didn't have the cajun seasoning so made due with what I had on hand. It was really good. There were no leftovers! Thanks!

I make this meal for my family all the time, and we love it! Because I don't like spicy food, I make a few substitutions: 1. smoked sausage for the hot turkey sausage 2. Mexican-style dic...

This was good. Made it with mild sausage & cooked the rice separately in chicken broth. One of my children loved it, the other picked out all the sausage & left the rest.

I made the following substitutions: used a red bell pepper, forgot the onion, added mushrooms, non-spicy sausage, 2 bay leaves, and basmati rice. I also homemade my Cajun spice mix. This dish ...

Instead of grilling the sausage, I cut it up and stir fried it in the pan, removed and cooked the veggies and then added it back in. I cooked the rice separately as directed on the package and t...

This was very good, even my eight year old gobbled it up! The only thing I did different was I used sweet turkey sausage instead of hot, b'c my family doesn't like super spicy food. The cajun ...

great for lent season as i have sworn off red meat, lol! excellent!

Rice DID NOT cook as recipe indicated. I ended up using another can of chicken broth and about another 45 minutes and STILL it wasn't all the way cooked. We were so hungry, we just gave up and a...