15 Minute Jambalaya

Enjoy a bit of southern comfort with this 15 Minute Jambalaya made with white rice and smoked sausage simmered in stewed tomatoes and hot pepper sauce for a kick.

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


  • 1 lb turkey smoked sausage, sliced
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz) 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

  • Mix sausage, tomatoes, water, bouillon and hot pepper sauce in a large skillet. Bring to a boil on medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer for 1 to 2 minutes, or until bouillon is completely dissolved, stirring occasionally.

    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 skillet along with the tomatoes.

Simple Southern Comfort

If you’re in the mood to try some 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 so you can enjoy a balanced meal served with a side salad, if desired.

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 like white rice, sausage, canned stewed tomatoes, bouillon cubes and hot sauce.

Kick it up a notch

Once you master this quick version, if you’re looking to add a bit more oomph to your recipe, try this Jambalaya Skillet made with creole seasoning, veggies, smoked sausage, shrimp, chicken and rice with whole grain brown rice.