15 Minute Jambalaya

Enjoy some southern comfort with this 15 Minute Jambalaya made with white rice and smoked sausage simmered in stewed tomatoes and hot pepper sauce.

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15 Minute Jambalaya

Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 10 mins
Servings SERVES 4
Ready in TOTAL TIME 15 mins
Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 10 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 15 mins


  • 1 lb smoked turkey sausage, sliced
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz, each) stewed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1 tsp hot pepper sauce
  • 2 cups Minute® White Rice


  • On busy weeknights, weekends or for special occasions, it’s hard to beat this 15 Minute Jambalaya. Chock-full of tasty ingredients, it’s hearty, wholesome and is sure to satisfy.

    Step 1

  • Combine sausage, tomatoes, water, bouillon and hot pepper sauce in a large, high-sided sauté pan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until bouillon is completely dissolved.

    Step 2

  • Stir in rice; cover. Cook for 5 minutes.

    Step 3

  • Fluff with a fork and serve.

    Recipe Tip

    If you want more vegetables in this dish, prepare as directed, adding 1 diced green bell pepper to the pan in Step 1.

Simple Southern Comfort

If you’re in the mood for southern comfort food, this recipe is for you! This quick-cooking, one pan jambalaya cooks up in just 15 minutes, so you can enjoy a delicious meal even on busy weeknights. And, it’s filled with protein from the smoked sausage, white rice grains and stewed tomatoes. Enjoy it with a side salad, for a balanced meal.

If you’ve never made jambalaya, there are a few key ingredients you’ll need: smoked sausage, stewed tomatoes and a bit of spice, for kick. This convenient recipe uses pantry ingredients that you’ve most likely got at home, such as white rice, sausage, canned stewed tomatoes, bouillon cubes and hot sauce.

Kick it up a notch

Once you master this quick take on the classic, try our Jambalaya Skillet, made with creole seasoning, veggies, smoked sausage, shrimp, chicken and whole grain brown rice. Serve it alongside our Red Beans and Rice dish for even more southern flavor.

For something a bit simpler, check out this Microwave Egg Fried Rice recipe or our Mexican Rice Recipe.

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