This hearty jambalaya is bursting with chicken, smoked turkey sausage, and shrimp. It takes just 25 minutes to prep in the morning and then your slow cooker will work its magic and deliver a tasty meal at the end of the day. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine chicken, sausage, collard greens, bell pepper, celery, and onion in a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Stir in tomatoes, tapioca, garlic, thyme, and crushed red pepper.

  • Cover and cook on Low for 5 to 6 hours or on High for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.

  • If using low setting, turn to High. Stir in shrimp. Cover and cook for 30 minutes more or until shrimp are opaque. Serve over hot cooked brown rice. Sprinkle with parsley.


Tip: Rinse collard greens well and remove any tough stems or ribs before chopping.

Equipment: 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker

Nutrition Facts

292 calories; total fat 5g 8% DV; saturated fat 1.1g; cholesterol 108mg 36% DV; sodium 536mg 21% DV; potassium 559mg 16% DV; carbohydrates 31.8g 10% DV; fiber 5.3g 21% DV; sugar 9g; protein 29.1g 58% DV; exchange other carbs 2; vitamin a iu 2695IU; vitamin c 55mg; folate 58mcg; calcium 128mg; iron 3mg; magnesium 70mg.