Slow Cooker Jambalaya (Vegan)


A good meal to freeze and throw in the slow cooker on a busy day. I prefer the rice cooked separately. You can substitute Creole seasoning for the Cajun seasoning and bok choy for the celery, if desired.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
4 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs 55 mins
6 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, or to taste

  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes with juice

  • 8 ounces seitan, cut into cubes

  • 8 ounces smoked vegan sausage, cut into 2-inch slices

  • ½ large onion, chopped

  • ½ large green bell pepper, seeded and chopped

  • 3 stalks celery, chopped

  • 1 cup vegetable broth

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon miso paste

  • 1 ½ teaspoons Cajun seasoning

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 cup rice

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley, or to taste (Optional)


  1. Drizzle the bottom of a 4-quart slow cooker crock with olive oil. Stir tomatoes with juice, seitan, sausage, onion, green bell pepper, celery, vegetable broth, garlic, miso paste, Cajun seasoning, thyme, and oregano into crock.

  2. Cook on Low for 4 hours. Add rice to the crock and cook on High until rice is cooked through, about 30 minutes more. Garnish with parsley.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

334 Calories
10g Fat
41g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 334
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Sodium 965mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 25mg 126%
Calcium 106mg 8%
Iron 7mg 41%
Potassium 402mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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