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.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

25 mins
3 hrs 25 mins


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; protein 29.1g 58% DV; carbohydrates 31.8g 10% DV; dietary fiber 5.3g 21% DV; sugars 9.3g; fat 5g 8% DV; saturated fat 1.1g 6% DV; cholesterol 108.5mg 36% DV; vitamin a iu 2695.3IU 54% DV; vitamin c 55.3mg 92% DV; folate 58.4mcg 15% DV; calcium 128.4mg 13% DV; iron 3mg 17% DV; magnesium 69.8mg 25% DV; potassium 559.5mg 16% DV; sodium 535.8mg 21% DV.