This easy jambalaya recipe is a classic dish of Louisiana. It contains turkey smoked sausage, shrimp, and rice with a ton of flavor all while still being an easy jambalaya recipe to make for your family.
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Hey! I hope your day is going well. I must say lately it seems life is getting busy and time is just flying by before my eyes. I hate when this happens because it seems like days just run into each other. As a result, it is like I can barely catch a minute or two for myself. Thank goodness for holidays.
This past holiday our schedule freed up and I was finally able to experience downtime. Yay, for a break! As a result, I had some time to have fun in the kitchen. It allowed me to be able to make this easy jambalaya recipe that I want to share with you.
Jambalaya is a Louisiana classic (Fun Fact: I was born there.) it is made up of vegetables, meat, and rice. No, it is not a three ingredient recipe but the other ingredients are not major that will intimidate you. You can thank me later.
Also, you can customize the meat if you like. This jambalaya recipe is so simple to craft up, it’ll have your back to your family in no time. When you get the time to get in your kitchen you should make this wonderful recipe. Please share your experience in the comments below.
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Kitchen Tools You May Need for this Recipe:
- 1 pack of yellow rice, 5 oz
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- ½ onion, chopped
- ½ green pepper
- 1 garlic clove, minced ( equaled 1 teaspoon)
- 1 pack of turkey smoked sausage, sliced
- 1 small can of tomato sauce, 6 oz
- 1 lb. raw
- 1½ teaspoon Creole seasoning
- salt and pepper to taste, if needed
- Cook rice according to packaging directions.
- In a large skillet saute onion, pepper, and garlic in oil for about 2 minutes on medium heat.
- Add sausage and cook for about 5 minutes.
- Add cooked rice and stir in tomato sauce.
- Add seasonings.
- Cook about 15-20 minutes until mixture is firm.
- Add shrimp and cook until pink, about 5 minutes.
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