8 Andouille Sausage Recipes You'll Love

Jambalaya in a paper bowl
Photo: Carolyn Tolle

Andouille sausage is the key ingredient in these spicy, smoky, and filling dinners. From classic Cajun favorites — like gumbo, red beans and rice, and jambalaya — to creamy and meaty soups and stews, you'll find a new favorite in this collection of our favorite andouille sausage recipes.

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Andouille Sausage and Corn Chowder

Andouille Sausage and Corn Chowder
Photo by Molly.

Here's a spicy and smoky corn chowder that pairs perfectly with homemade crusty French bread. If you prefer a thicker chowder, according to recipe creator Wyattdogster, you can stir in a can of creamed corn

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Merwin's Shrimp Gumbo

shrimp and andouille gumbo with rice in a glass bowl

"This is a recipe for a classic, dark brown, shrimp gumbo in true Louisiana Cajun country fashion," according to recipe creator Merwin Chambers, who suggests browning the chicken in the oil used for the roux.

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Cheater Gumbo

Cheater Gumbo

"This started out as a clean-out-the-cupboard-and-fridge soup and ended as the world's easiest (not to mention healthier) gumbo," according to recipe creator Nicholio.

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Chef John's Red Beans and Rice

Chef John's Red Beans and Rice
Chef John's Red Beans and Rice. Chef John

"Any time someone asks the question, 'What exactly is soul food?' the answer should always be 'a comforting bowl of red beans and rice,'" according to Chef John.

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Southern Jambalaya

Jambalaya in a paper bowl
Carolyn Tolle

If you're looking for a classic Southern-inspired jambalaya, this is it. This recipe calls for a teaspoon of cayenne pepper, but you can make it as spicy or as mild as you want.

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Spanish Style White Bean and Sausage Soup

Spanish Style White Bean and Sausage Soup

Try this hearty white bean stew, made with kale and andouille sausage, on a cold winter night. It only requires about 10 minutes of prep time, but it cooks for about two hours so the flavors have time to really meld.

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Cajun Chicken Ragout

Cajun Chicken Ragout
Photo by pelicangal.

Here's a filling and flavorful pasta everyone at your dinner table will love. Cajun spices like paprika and cayenne pepper make the thick sauce simply irresistible.

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Colleen's Slow Cooker Jambalaya

Colleen’s Slow Cooker Jambalaya

This top-rated recipe has almost 2,000 five-star reviews from happy Allrecipes users. "I thought this was fantastic," raves reviewer NikkysNiche. "I live in New Orleans and believe the taste to be authentic."

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Cajun Chicken Pasta
Cajun Chicken Pasta | Photo by Tricia Winterle Jaeger.

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