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. In large pot, cook the pork sausage with onion and garlic until browned.

  2. Stir in green bell pepper and celery; cook and stir for 3 minutes longer.

  3. Add all remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.

  4. Cover, reduce heat to low, then cook, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender, about 40 to 50 minutes.