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Quinoa Jambalaya

Rated as 4.63 out of 5 Stars
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"Move over Zatarain's® this is healthier and tastier."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 420
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir sausage until browned, about 5 minutes. Add onion to sausage; cook and stir until slightly browned, about 5 minutes. Stir sweet pepper, oregano, thyme, cayenne pepper, celery salt, and red pepper flakes into sausage mixture; cook and stir until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Mix quinoa into sausage mixture; cook and stir until quinoa is slightly toasted, about 1 minute. Pour broth and marinara sauce over quinoa mixture. Cover skillet and simmer until quinoa is tender, about 15 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Feel free to add shrimp, diced chicken, or sub in extra veggies.
  • Add more or less cayenne for your heat preference, or drizzle with Sriracha for a real kick in the pants.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 420 calories; 27.8 26.1 14.7 56 1091 Full nutrition

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Thank You, Jessica Collin, for getting me to like quinoa! Can’t tell you how many quinoa recipes I’ve tried, but this one did the trick. I took the suggestions under the “cook’s notes,” and ad...

Most helpful critical review

This is the first meal I have ever made that I couldn't eat. Not just that, I threw out the left overs... I can't even think of a way to make this better without getting rid of core ingredient...

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Thank You, Jessica Collin, for getting me to like quinoa! Can’t tell you how many quinoa recipes I’ve tried, but this one did the trick. I took the suggestions under the “cook’s notes,” and ad...

This is the first meal I have ever made that I couldn't eat. Not just that, I threw out the left overs... I can't even think of a way to make this better without getting rid of core ingredient...

Great recipe; enjoyed by the entire family! I included shrimp as others suggested, and I sautéed the onions for a few minutes before the sausage, which allowed them to "caramelize" slightly and...

Delicious! Always looking for something different to do with quinoa. I used a can of diced tomatoes instead of marinara sauce, so it need to cool for about 10 minutes longer but it was well wort...

Easy and delicious!!

I made this the night before last it was great it was a really big hit. I deviated from the recipe just a little I used heat and serve quinoa and I used beef bullion stocks cubes. I also used cr...

Really tasty! I made it with half boneless skinless chicken thights and half kielbasa.

This came out fabulous! I added 1 lb precooked thawed medium shrimp at the end coz we love shrimp in our jambalaya! Husband loved it also. I usually make it with rice, but we've been trying to e...

Easy and very tasty. I used a smoked chicken kielbasa and added celery, a red pepper, and some chopped spinach.