You won't miss the meat in this healthy jambalaya recipe. Vegan smoked sausage takes its place while the classic "trinity" of vegetables--onion, red bell pepper and celery--get a kick from jalapeño peppers. And everything is cooked in one skillet, which means cleanup is a breeze!

Robin Bashinsky
Source:, December 2019


Recipe Summary

25 mins
45 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage; cook, stirring often, until browned, 4 to 5 minutes. Add onion, bell pepper, celery and jalapeños; cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are softened, 5 to 6 minutes. Add rice; stir until coated. Add broth, tomatoes and their juice, pepper and salt; let the mixture come to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer until the rice is tender, about 20 minutes. Sprinkle with scallions.


Nutrition Facts

264 calories; protein 7.9g 16% DV; carbohydrates 41.6g 13% DV; exchange other carbs 3; dietary fiber 4.9g 20% DV; sugars 7.8g; fat 7.4g 11% DV; saturated fat 0.6g 3% DV; vitamin a iu 1784.1IU 36% DV; vitamin c 55.3mg 92% DV; folate 126.4mcg 32% DV; calcium 86.2mg 9% DV; iron 3mg 17% DV; magnesium 24.3mg 9% DV; potassium 244.4mg 7% DV; sodium 397.6mg 16% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 20% DV.