Cabbage Jambalaya


This is an easy recipe. My son doesn't like cabbage but will eat this like crazy. You can make it low-fat by using ground turkey and low-fat sausage. They won't know the difference.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 5 mins
6 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 pound smoked sausage, cut into 1/4-inch slices

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 3 stalks celery, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, chopped

  • 1 medium head cabbage, chopped

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can stewed tomatoes

  • 14 ½ fluid ounces water

  • 1 cup uncooked rice

  • 1 pinch garlic salt, or to taste


  1. Combine ground beef, smoked sausage, onion, celery, and garlic in a large stock pot over medium-high heat. Cook and stir until beef is evenly browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in cabbage, tomatoes, water, and rice. Season with garlic salt.

  2. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Cover and cook, stirring once, until rice is tender, 35 to 40 minutes.

    close up view of Cabbage Jambalaya with sausage on a white plate with a spoon

Cook's Note:

The jambalaya can also be prepared in the oven. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Follow recipe as directed, but for Step 2, place jambalaya in the oven and cook, stirring once, until rice is tender, 35 to 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

550 Calories
29g Fat
45g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 550
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Cholesterol 96mg 32%
Sodium 1610mg 70%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 65mg 327%
Calcium 164mg 13%
Iron 5mg 29%
Potassium 785mg 17%

* 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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