Chicken Sausage Jambalaya
If you are looking for a comforting but surprisingly healthy recipe, serve this chicken sausage jambalaya over cauliflower rice, sweet potato or spaghetti squash and we promise it will quickly become a staple in your kitchen.
Chicken Sausage Jambalaya (serves 4-6)
- 1 lb. boneless chicken, cut into tenders
- sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 2 tbsp avocado or olive oil
- 1 red or yellow bell pepper, chopped
- 1 yellow onion, chopped
- 3 celery stalks, chopped
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 3 chicken sausages, chopped
- 1 15-oz can diced tomatoes (with juice)
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- ½ tsp red pepper flakes
To make this hearty and healthy recipe, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Season the chicken with salt and pepper and place in the skillet, cooking until done. Remove from the skillet.
Saute the peppers, onion, celery and garlic in the pan and for 5-6 minutes. Add the chopped sausage and cook till the veggies are soft. Stir in the tomato sauce and spices, lower the heat slightly and allow to simmer.
While that’s cooking, chop up the chicken and add to the sauce and cook another 5-10 minutes.
Now it’s time to taste and adjust the seasonings, and you’re ready to serve!
Trust us, this is an incredibly versatile dish that you can easily personalize depending on what veggies you have on hand or the spices you like the most!
Give it a try and let us know how you like it