Cajun Cabbage Jambalaya


I want to share with you a delicious and easy to make dish that’s perfect for any occasion – Cajun Cabbage Jambalaya. This hearty and flavorful meal has quickly become one of my favorite go-to recipes, and I know you’ll love it too!

Let me set the scene for you – it’s a cool and crisp evening, and I’m feeling a little bit lazy and uninspired when it comes to dinner. I rummage through my pantry and refrigerator and find a head of green cabbage, some spicy pork sausage, and a few other staple ingredients. That’s when it hit me – why not make Cajun Cabbage Jambalaya? I’ve always loved Jambalaya, but I never thought to add cabbage to it.

I quickly gather all of my ingredients, and get started on the cooking process. The first step is to brown the spicy pork sausage with onion and garlic in a large pot. The aroma of the sausage and garlic cooking together is enough to make your mouth water! After a few minutes, I add in the green bell pepper and celery, cooking and stirring for an additional three minutes.

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Next, I add all of the remaining ingredients, including diced tomatoes, chicken broth, water, brown basmati rice, chili powder, salt, paprika, cumin, cayenne pepper, and freshly ground black pepper. I bring everything to a boil, cover the pot, reduce the heat to low, and let it cook until the rice is tender, stirring occasionally.

While the Jambalaya is cooking, I can’t help but feel excited about how it’s going to turn out. The combination of the spicy pork sausage and the tender green cabbage is going to be amazing, I just know it! And the best part is, this dish is so easy to make. It’s perfect for busy weeknights, or for when you’re craving something hearty and comforting.

Finally, after about 40 to 50 minutes of cooking, the Jambalaya is ready! I give it a quick taste test, and I am blown away by the flavors. The spicy pork sausage, juicy tomatoes, and tender green cabbage all come together to create a delicious and satisfying meal. I can’t wait to dig in!

So, there you have it, my latest culinary creation – Cajun Cabbage Jambalaya. This dish is sure to become a staple in your meal rotation. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do! Let me know in the comments if you give it a try.

Cajun Cabbage Jambalaya

Cajun Cabbage Jambalaya is a spicy and filling dish featuring pork sausage, green cabbage, green bell pepper, celery, and other seasonings, simmered in a large pot.
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: French, Italian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 16 ounces of spicy pork sausage
  • 1 onion roughly chopped
  • 4 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1 head of green cabbage chopped
  • A 14-ounce can of diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup of chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1 cup of brown basmati rice
  • 1 tablespoon of chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • A pinch of cayenne pepper
  • A pinch of freshly ground black pepper


  • Assemble all necessary ingredients.
  • In a large pot, brown the sausage with the onion and garlic.
  • Add the green bell pepper and celery, cooking and stirring for an additional 3 minutes.
  • Combine the rest of the ingredients and bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Cover the pot, reduce heat to low, and let it cook until the rice is tender, stirring occasionally. This should take approximately 40 to 50 minutes.


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