Turkey Jambalaya

4.4
(73)

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!

7
7
7
7
Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pounds hot turkey sausage

  • 3 stalks celery, chopped

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 1 green bell pepper, diced

  • 3 cloves garlic, pressed

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can Italian-style diced tomatoes, undrained

  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 ½ cups uncooked long-grain white rice

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning

Directions

  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

401 Calories
11g Fat
50g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 401
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 1318mg 57%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 22mg 111%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 256mg 5%

* 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.