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You don't have to sacrifice the traditional smoky punch of this Cajun favorite just because you're short on time. All you need is some purchased sausage and quick-cooking brown rice to create a rich, satisfying dinner on any weeknight. Have some sliced berries for dessert to cool off your palate!

Source: EatingWell Magazine, February/March 2005


Recipe Summary

25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add sausage and pepper-onion mix; cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables soften, 3 to 5 minutes.

  • Add broth to the pot and bring to a boil. Add rice, stir once, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Add shrimp and stir to incorporate. Remove from the heat and let stand, covered, until the shrimp are opaque and cooked through, 5 to 6 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve.


Ingredient Note: Andouille sausage is a smoky, mildly spicy pork sausage commonly used in Cajun cooking. Look for it near other smoked sausages in large supermarkets or specialty food stores.

Nutrition Facts

1 1/2 cups
392 calories; protein 27.1g; carbohydrates 44.2g; dietary fiber 3.3g; sugars 5.6g; fat 9.2g; saturated fat 2.8g; cholesterol 127.5mg; vitamin a iu 502.3IU; vitamin c 36.4mg; folate 13.8mcg; calcium 57.3mg; iron 1.1mg; magnesium 73.5mg; potassium 188.4mg; sodium 650mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

Exchanges: 2 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 3 lean meat