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🍽️ Spinach and Turkey Sausage Jambalaya Recipe

Try our delicious and healthier version of Southern jambalaya with turkey sausage, spinach, and flavorful Cajun seasoning. Perfect for a hearty meal!

Spinach and Turkey Sausage Jambalaya

You will need:

  • turkey sausage sliced1 lb of turkey sausage, sliced
  • chopped onion1 onion, chopped
  • chopped bell pepper1 bell pepper, chopped
  • minced garlic2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • can diced tomatoes1 can of diced tomatoes
  • brown rice1 cup of brown rice
  • low sodium chicken broth2 cups of low-sodium chicken broth
  • fresh spinach1 bag of fresh spinach
  • Cajun seasoningCajun seasoning to taste


  1. First, heat a large pot over medium heat. Add the sliced turkey sausage, chopped onion, chopped bell pepper, and minced garlic. Sauté these ingredients until the vegetables are tender.
  2. Next, add the can of diced tomatoes, cup of brown rice, low-sodium chicken broth, and Cajun seasoning to taste. Stir all these ingredients together to combine.
  3. Increase the heat to bring the mixture to a boil. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low and cover the pot.
  4. Let the jambalaya simmer until the rice is fully cooked and the liquid is absorbed. This may take around 20-25 minutes.
  5. Lastly, add the fresh spinach to the pot and stir until the spinach is wilted. This should only take a few minutes.
  6. Serve the jambalaya hot. Enjoy this healthy and flavorful Southern dish!


This recipe is a healthier version of a traditional Southern dish, using lean turkey sausage and plenty of vegetables. Feel free to adjust the amount of Cajun seasoning to suit your taste.

Experience the taste of the South with our hearty Spinach and Turkey Sausage Jambalaya recipe. This dish is a delightful blend of flavors that will transport you straight to a Louisiana kitchen, all while keeping your health in mind. With lean turkey sausage and an abundance of fresh vegetables, this recipe is a testament to the fact that delicious food can be good for you too.

Our jambalaya is a medley of vibrant ingredients, each playing a crucial role in creating the perfect balance of flavors. The turkey sausage adds a savory depth, while the vegetables bring a fresh crispness to the dish. The Cajun seasoning, a staple in Southern cuisine, provides a kick that will awaken your taste buds.

A Southern Classic with a Healthy Twist

Traditionally, jambalaya is a rich, hearty dish, often high in calories and fat. However, our recipe offers a healthier alternative without compromising on taste. We've substituted the usual pork sausage with lean turkey sausage, reducing the fat content significantly. The addition of spinach not only adds a pop of color but also a wealth of nutrients, making this dish as nourishing as it is flavorful.

Easy to Prepare, Delightful to Devour

Despite its complex flavors, our Spinach and Turkey Sausage Jambalaya is surprisingly straightforward to prepare. The process is as simple as sautéing, stirring, and simmering. In less than an hour, you'll have a delicious, home-cooked meal ready to be served and savored.

Whether you're a seasoned cook or a beginner in the kitchen, this recipe is sure to impress. It's the perfect dish to serve at a family dinner or to enjoy on a cozy night in. So why wait? Bring a taste of the South to your table with our Spinach and Turkey Sausage Jambalaya.

Remember, the key to a great jambalaya is in the seasoning. Don't be afraid to adjust the amount of Cajun seasoning to suit your taste. After all, cooking is all about making a dish your own. Enjoy the process, savor the flavors, and most importantly, have fun with it!