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Jambalaya In a Jiffy Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Jambalaya In a Jiffy

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"You'll appreciate this nicely spiced combination on days when you're pressed for time."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    35 mins

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large, deep skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onion and green bell pepper in the hot oil until tender, 5 to 8 minutes. Stir garlic into vegetables and cook until fragrant and softened, about 2 minutes.
  2. Stir kielbasa sausage, tomatoes with juice, water, paprika, oregano, thyme, and hot sauce into onion mixture, bring to a boil, and stir in orzo. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until orzo are tender, about 10 minutes.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • You may also want to brown the sausage before adding it to all the other ingredients. It is still excellent without browning first, though.
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Reviews More Reviews

Jul 27, 2013

This recipe lived up to the name. I put shrimp into the recipe b/c it's not jambalaya (to me) without shrimp. I skipped the hot sauce, opting for a dash of cayenne.

 
Jul 24, 2013

This was a really tasty, quick dish. I did use rice since that it what I had. I will make this again.

 

15 Ratings

Apr 11, 2013

This is a fast twist on jambalaya which keeps the kids happy and gets the family a yummy home-cooked meal quickly. I followed the recipe exactly and will definitely make it again. Thanks for sharing!

 
May 21, 2014

This was a huge hit! I have a large family so I tripled the recipe. I used beef cheddar kielbasa and doubled the herds & spices. For added color I used red, orange, and yellow bell peppers. I will definitely be making this again.

 
Dec 02, 2014

I love this recipe! so quick and easy. I followed the recipe exactly and added the cooked shrimp and people are amazed I made it. looks way more complicated than it really is.

 
May 07, 2014

This was wonderful and one of the easiest recipes I've tried. Like Lea, I skipped the orzo as I don't keep it on hand and served the rest over brown rice instead. Yummy! I'll definitely make this many more times, and will probably double it for an upcoming family dinner. Thanks so much for sharing this!

 
Feb 19, 2014

I chose not to use the pasta. Instead, I put the jambalaya over rice and it's just as tasty! :)

 
Jan 07, 2014

Very good & easy! Added chicken sausage & fresh shrimp w/tails on for last 5 min so they would be tender. Served w/additional salt & hot sauce on side and petite French baguettes! Great for a cold night!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 529 kcal
  • 26%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 48.4 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol
  • 54 mg
  • 18%
  • Fat
  • 28.3 g
  • 44%
  • Fiber
  • 3.9 g
  • 16%
  • Protein
  • 18.1 g
  • 36%
  • Sodium
  • 846 mg
  • 34%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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