Jambalaya Stuffed Peppers

These green bell peppers are stuffed to perfection with whole grain brown rice, chicken, and smoked sausage jambalaya. Contest winning recipe from the 2009 Restaurant Recipe Challenge.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 10 Mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 30 Mins
Servings SERVES 4
Ready in TOTAL TIME 40 Mins

Ingredients

  • 1 bag Success® Brown Rice
  • non-stick cooking spray
  • 4 oz smoked sausage, sliced
  • 2 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup cooked chicken, chopped
  • 1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 4 green bell peppers, tops and seeds removed
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup green onion, chopped

Instructions

  • Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Preheat oven to 425°F.

    Step 3

  • Coat a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray.

    Step 4

  • Add sausage and cook over medium-high heat until lightly browned.

    Step 5

  • Add garlic and onions and cook for an additional 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

    Step 6

  • Add chicken, tomato sauce, and rice. Stir to combine.

    Step 7

  • Slice peppers lengthwise; place in baking dish. Add water to the baking dish.

    Step 8

  • Fill peppers with meat mixture. Cover with foil. Bake 20 minutes.

    Step 9

  • Uncover. Sprinkle with green onions before serving.

Creole-Style Stuffed Peppers

Combine two of your favorites into one flavor packed dish and spice up your average stuffed pepper recipe using the bold flavors of a simple Jambalaya dish. The Jambalaya filling contains a combination of browned smoked sausage cooked with garlic and onion mixed with chicken, rich tomato sauce and whole grain brown rice.

All of that delicious filling is stuffed to perfection in bell peppers topped with green onion.

Looking for more Southern Comfort Louisiana flavors? Add a bit of Creole seasoning to this Bayou Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya or a bowl of Vegan Dirty Rice.

Tips

To add even more flavor, elevate the flavor in your dish by swapping in chicken broth for water or use half water and half broth.

This recipe is designed with you in mind, simple but full of flavor. Using Success® Boil-in-Bag method, your rice is done in just 10 minutes. Use your favorite variety of store-bought tomato sauce and feel free to use leftover or rotisserie chicken in this recipe!

This dish is loaded with flavor and also with whole grains for a bit of added fiber. However, if you just have either traditional White Rice or Aromatic Jasmine Rice on hand feel free to swap them in as well.