Alison’s Jambalaya Recipe
A quick and healthy meal to spice up your mid-week dinner!
This dish is a great mid-week meal as it requires very little prep time and will take you no longer than 30 minutes to make. So why not try spicing your mid-week dinner up by giving this a try!
Makes 4-5 serving
What You Need
Alison’s Jambalaya Ingredients
- 1 cup brown rice
- 2 cups water
- 4 turkey sausages (I used Jamie Oliver’s Sausage’s but if you have a great local shop that makes sausage, swap those in!)
- ½ cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
- ½ white onion, chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 cup mushrooms, chopped
- 1 bell pepper, chopped
- 1 green pepper, chopped
- 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
- 2-3 tbsp tomato paste, no salt added
- 1 tsp oregano
- 1 tsp cayenne pepper (*this can make it quite spicy so if you prefer a mild dish, remove this spice)
- 2 tsp paprika
- 1 tbsp chili powder
- Optional- ½ cup fresh or frozen corn niblets
How to Make Alison’s Jambalaya Recipe
- In a small saucepan, over high heat, combine the brown rice and water. Bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to a simmer and top with the lid. Cook until water is gone (about 20-30minutes).
- Meanwhile, in large skillet, combine sausages, onions and garlic. Cook on medium-high heat for 5-10 minutes, or until sausage has browned.
- Remove sausages, cut into pieces and place bag in skillet.
- Add mushrooms, peppers, and tomatoes to the skillet. Cover, stirring frequently.
- After 7-8 minutes, add seasonings, tomato paste and black beans. You may need to add some water to prevent the vegetables from sticking to the bottom but add only by the tbsp. Cook for another 5-7 minutes or until everything is fully cooked.
- Once everything is cooked down, add the cooked rice to the skillet and stir to combine. Remove from heat and let sit for 5 minutes to cook off slightly.
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Nutrients per serving
Analysis done with a red bell pepper, 2 tbsp of tomato paste, without corn nibblets.
28 g Carbohydrates
11 g Protein
3.5 g Fat
6.7 g Fibre
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