Cajun Cabbage Jambalaya

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  • Total: 75 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 55 mins
  • Yield: 6 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
411 Calories
16g Fat
55g Carbs
16g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 411
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 679mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 20%
Dietary Fiber 9g 32%
Protein 16g
Calcium 167mg 13%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Cajun Cabbage Jambalaya is a hearty and inexpensive recipe that is spicy and full of flavor. Never heard of cabbage in jambalaya? No worries. It's a thing. Give it a try. It's one of the tastiest dishes you can enjoy in under an hour. 


  • 1 pound spicy pork sausage
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 cup celery (sliced)
  • 1 head green cabbage (chopped)
  • 1 14-ounce can diced tomatoes (undrained)
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup uncooked brown basmati rice
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.
  2. In large pot, cook the pork sausage with onion and garlic until browned.
  3. Stir in green bell pepper and celery; cook and stir for 3 minutes longer.
  4. Add all remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, then cook, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender, about 40-50 minutes.