Jumpin' Jambalaya


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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 434.0
  • Total Fat: 9.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 98.6 mg
  • Sodium: 1,368.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 61.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.3 g
  • Protein: 25.8 g

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Introduction

A flavorful favorite that you can enjoy without guilt. Add your own spices to taste. A flavorful favorite that you can enjoy without guilt. Add your own spices to taste.

Ingredients

    1/2 pound steamed shrimp, peeled & chopped8 oz. turkey smoked sausage pieces1-1/2 cups cooked pinto beans16 oz. can cajun style stewed tomatoes1 tbsp vegetable oil1 small onion, chopped1/2 cup celery, chopped1 cup bell pepper, chopped2 tbsp tomato paste1 garlic clove, minced1 tbsp chopped parsley1 tsp Tabasco sauce1 tsp salt1/2 cup water4 cups cooked long grain brown rice

Directions

1. In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat. Saute onions, celery and peppers until they soften.



2. Add garlic, stewed tomatoes, tomato paste, parsley, Tabasco sauce, salt and water. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, until veggies are soft.



3. Stir in pinto beans.



4. Heat skillet with oil over medium-high heat. Add turkey sausage and cook until browned (5 min).



5. Add shrimp, sausage and cooked rice to pot of veggies and simmer for 5 minutes, while stirring.



Serves 5

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Easy and excellent! IF YOU HAVE A GRIP ABOUT THE SODIUM, LEAVE THE SALT OUT AND QUIT WHINING!!! You can also use low salt or sodium free salt. - 5/3/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was YUMMY!! I chopped up all the veggies the night before to save time. It turned out great! Whole family liked it. - 5/15/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    While it may seem high in sodium, SP ingredients don't take into account that we can rinse the canned beans. Its also taking into account the sausage & tomato sauce. A third your daily calories (its a meal, shouldn't it be?), about 1/2 daily sodium.. so eat less sodium throughout the day. LOVE IT - 11/17/08

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  • 3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Looking forward to trying this! Try making your own sausage (or just brown turkey and add remaining to the pot).To 1-lb lean ground turk.add 3/4 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp rubbed sage, 1/2 tsp pepper, 1/4 tsp ground ginger. Instead of criticizing,why not ask for help in changing what doesn't work for you? - 5/21/08

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    You extreme "health-nuts" should know right away that this is going to challenge a sodium content, etc. BUT, ya know, a little variety in life doesn't hurt. It's not like you are gonna have this dish every day! Will try it when I have some time to make it. Can it be made in crockpot? - 5/21/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good and filling. I substituted the sausage with more shrimp which cut the fat content down and added extra hot sauce and red pepper flakes as we like it spicy! Definitely a favorite! - 5/4/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good. For Those Wooried About sodium: use low or no sodium canned vegies or fresh.
    It is a meal so adjust your intake for the rest of the day.
    - 5/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I substuted the vegitable oil for olive oil and I think this taste is great. My son likes it a little hotter so he added some tabasco sauce to his plate after he was served. He claims it was not hot enough! Matter of taste, I guess!
    - 5/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very yummy. The recommended 5 servings are very generous portions. This will feed me for a good 7 or 8 meals. I think next time I might add a bit more hot sauce, though. - 4/5/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I really enjoyed this recipe. It is high in sodium but I also just watched my intake for the day. I would add more tabasco though the next time. - 2/9/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Thank you! Nice variety of textures, a great recipe that can be modified for individual preferences! I don't eat meat and this works just as well.
    Those concerned about sodium, don't use canned veggies - use fresh!
    - 11/18/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was fabulous. I entered it into the recipe calculator because I thought the count was too high. I used less rice, and mine came out to 6 huge servings of 350 calories/serving. I will make this again and again! Oh, also used Mexican canned tomatoes (with chilies). - 11/17/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this recipe using lower sodium canned tomatoes and added my own cajun spices. Again, if sodium is an issue for you, just substitute chicken for the turkey sausages. Adjusting this recipe to suit your own dietary needs is very simple. This recipe is very flexible and excellent! - 5/21/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! We left the shrimp whole, used red bell pepper & Trader Joes Brown Rice Medley (it was what I had on hand) DH states it is a keeper. THANK YOU for sharing! - 6/4/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Easy to make & makes a lot...great for leftovers! - 6/1/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I halved the recipe and it was more than enough for 4 decent sized servings. Used Louisiana Hot Sauce instead of Tabasco and didn't have the cajun stewed tomatoes so I used plain petite diced but it came out very good all the same. We will cook this again. - 5/25/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Nothing like good old Louisiana Jumbalya, but was tasty. I didn't use the turkey sausage, as I don't care for it. Thanks. - 5/21/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I loved it! I made some changes because my kids can't eat spicy food, but it still tasted great. Thanks for sharing it! - 4/9/09

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My family liked it OK but next time I would make it spicier, we like a kick. - 12/29/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My family loved this recipe. My daughter asked that we add it in the rotation of meals. - 11/26/08

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe, but my rice was a little sticky because I made it earlier in the day and put it in a crockpot, plus it was not a big hit for my husband or children - unfortunely they are very hard to please. I enjoyed it and would make it again for myself. - 11/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    WOW! - You have to try this! I could not find the stewed cajun tomatoes so I used fire roasted with garlic. I will definately be making this one again and again - 11/20/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Great ... makes a huge quantity, full of hearty ingredients. I added more water and probably used more of each main ingredient as I struggle converting ounces to grams. Family will adore left overs reheated. - 11/18/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    this was great, i read the reviews and made changes before making to reduse the sodium, icooked my own beans day beforeand drained using no salt and my own saltfree cajun spices , i also made my own turkey sausage using hickory smoke and boneless skinless turkeyand sage no sodium, and freshh tomato - 10/30/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Really enjoyed this, as did my family! - 8/31/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Absolutely wonderful. I like it a bit spicey so added red pepper to the recipe. - 8/26/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    We have made a vegetarian version of this twice now (Boca Sausages, no shrimp), and it is spectacular! - 7/7/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Made this with spicy Portuguese sausage instead. Came out great! Can't wait to take it for lunch tomorrow - 5/28/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    made a few changes: canned fish (in place of shrimp); omitted tomato paste!:) - 5/22/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    yum! easy! i removed the shrimp for allergies, but it does just fine without it. - 5/21/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Loved it! Would totally make it again! Though the sodium is high, every once in a while isn't too bad. ;) The only change I made is that I added more water, and cooked the rice right in with everything else during the 20 minutes (one less pot!) - 5/8/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    this recipe took a lot of preparation, but was well worth it. very good leftovers! - 5/3/08

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    VERY GOOD. I USED TURKEY ITALIAN SAUSAGE AND DICED TOMATOES WITH GREEN CHILLIES, AWESOME FROZEN AND REHEATED. - 5/3/08

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  • O.K.
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    It was OK but not worth all that soduim. - 5/3/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good. Entire family enjoyed meal. I put some grated ginger to spice it up, and used hot italian turkey sausages. - 1/22/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was so tasty and so easy to make, my family loved it! - 1/20/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    my entire family loved this!! - 1/15/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Fantastic recipe!! It was so good you'd never even know it was low fat!! I'm making it again for dinner guests tonight! - 12/6/07

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe, loved it and would make it again. Good one to make and freeze a few portions if cooking for 1 or 2 people only. - 11/29/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! I made some very slight alterations, I did not add beans, and I did not add tomato paste. Delicious!!!!! I just guessed at my 1 tsp of tobasco, and really wished I had measured it. Can we say HOT LIPS?? lol - 11/27/07

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good, a little spicier than I would normally go for, and I'm not sure if I used the right sausage, but will make again occasionally. - 11/19/07

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Even my boyfriend who scoffs at turkey sausage ate this one up. I made it with black beans, and in the traditional way added chicken as well. Needed more garlic, and I used Cajun Seasoning spices too. - 11/17/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    It was a great recipe, better the next day, as the rice absorbed some of the flavor. Will make this again, great for a rainy day! - 11/1/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Awesome!!! I added okra to it. - 6/2/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Excellent! I used a chipolte Tabasco. - 5/25/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Easy and saves well as leftover. - 3/15/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Fantastic! Easy to make and everyone in our house loves it. - 3/13/07

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  • This was really good & easy. - 10/23/18

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  • Very Good
    Fixed for guest family and they each went back of seconds. Thank you for the submission! - 8/30/12

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  • Incredible!
    Very good recipe, I ate leftovers for breakfast the following day! One thing, there is no portion size listed for the 5 servings. So How many cups is the 434 calories appropriated for? - 4/12/12

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  • Incredible!
    I couldn't find cajun stewed tomatoes so I used Mexican style and the recipe was still fabulous. - 4/26/11

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  • Why can't I find this recipe with PASTA anywhere???? I couldn't imagine making it with rice! I will try it I guess, maybe it's healthier? - 11/12/10

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  • Incredible!
    Delicious! My husband loved it. Will make this again - 10/14/10

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  • This was so good had it tonight even though I don't cook I got home and my mom has this cook man do I love her - 2/11/10

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  • Incredible!
    My husband would eat this every night if I let him. The servings are huge and the flavors are amazing. I have not found "cajun style tomatoes" so I use tomatoes with diced green chili and then leave the tabasco sauce as a condiment. One of my staple recipes! - 1/18/10

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  • Incredible!
    Amazing and delicious! Loved it! Only ate a portion of a serving and am stuffed! - 12/6/09

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  • Easily adjusted to lower the sodium. This is excellent! - 9/6/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Fabulous, I love Jambalya. - 5/21/09

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    high in sodium but otherwise a great recipe - 5/21/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    very good - 5/21/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I look forward to trying this recipe! - 5/21/09

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    good - 5/21/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I am soooo excited to try this tonight! - 2/14/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Thanks to all who gave advice on reducing the sodium. I've been craving Jambalaya!!! Mmmmmmmmmmmmm!! - 1/9/09

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  • O.K.
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Too spicey for my family - 1/9/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Kick it up and make it hot - 12/5/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sounds yummy! - 11/18/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I can't wait to make this! I'm happy to see some Cajun recipes on here. :) - 11/17/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Holy Cowpatties! Look at the SODIUM content?!!!! Not gonna happen with my blood pressure. Good reminder about how insane some of my most loved foods are just too bad for me. - 11/17/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This recipe sounds really good, will eliminate the shrimp as no one in my house except for me eats seafood. Can't see making this just for me. - 11/17/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This sounds really good.Tired of making it from a box which my children love.I'm sure we will all enjoy this version much more.As for the calorie content,who cares its cajun and we are in MS. Obviously we like to splurge once in a while...ENJOY - 10/30/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I didn't care for this recipe at all. - 6/2/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    and again and again. It was absolutely delicious. My children loved it also. - 5/22/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I haven't made it yet, but it sounds really good. My husband and I will have fun making it! - 5/21/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I am going to try this, sounds so good. - 5/21/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Are you kidding, check the amount of sodium in this recipe? You could have a heart attack. - 5/21/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Might be better in the sodium department if you substitute lite salt for regular. - 5/21/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I'm definitely going to try this one. - 5/6/08

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  • O.K.
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Not a recipe that I care for. - 11/18/07

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  • I rate this recipe with 6 stars. I will be making this one tonight. - 11/17/07

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