Recipe Recipe By Healthy Eating For Families

Jammin’ Jambalaya

(Makes 4 Servings)

Prep Time = 10 minutes

Cooking time = 25 minutes


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 medium chopped onion
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 (14-ounce) can stewed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 (12-ounce) package frozen, ready-to-cook shrimp, thawed and drained
  • 8 ounces reduced-fat fully cooked turkey sausage, sliced and quartered
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • ¼ teaspoon hot pepper sauce


  1. Heat oil in a large (12-inch) skillet over medium heat until sizzling. Add onion and bell pepper; cook until crisp yet tender, about 5 minutes.
  2.  Add canned tomatoes with juice, shrimp, turkey sausage, Italian seasoning, and hot sauce; stir until combined.
  3. Bring jambalaya to boil. Reduce heat; simmer about five minutes or until shrimp turn pink, stirring occasionally.

Fish switch: You can use scallops, clams, or lobster in place of the shrimp.

Nutrition Information: 235 calories, 26 grams protein, 14 grams carbohydrate, 8 grams fat, 0.5 grams saturated fat, 170 milligrams cholesterol, 4.5 grams fiber, 1,257 milligrams sodium