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One Pot Wonder Jambalaya Pasta

A hearty pasta based meal, studded with chunks of chicken, slices of Cajun sausage, and shrimp, that's also quickly & easily made in one pot.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course, Pasta, Seafood
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 750kcal


  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 lb chicken diced
  • 1 red yellow, or orange bell pepper, diced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 lb andoullie smoked sausage thinly sliced
  • 4 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1-2 tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lb liguine noodles
  • 1 lb shrimp uncooked, peeled, deveined
  • fresh or dried, cilantro leaves (optional)


  • In a a dutch oven, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the chicken and cook until the outside's seared. Add in the rest of the ingredients, except for the shrimp, and stir to combine.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat until the mixture's simmering. Add in the shrimp and continue simmering, stirring often, for about 20 minutes- or until noodles are al dente.
  • Ladle the jambalaya into bowls and sprinkle with fresh (or dried) cilantro before serving.


Calories: 750kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 272mg | Sodium: 2229mg | Potassium: 894mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1450IU | Vitamin C: 21.9mg | Calcium: 167mg | Iron: 5.3mg