Creamy Jambalaya w/ pasta

Creamy Jambalaya W/ Pasta Recipe

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sherry monfils


I had bought a big package of chicken breasts & was wondering what I could make that would be filling and ultra tasty and came up w/ this. I have also made this w/ shrimp and sausage to the same effect..awesome!


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25 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
    oil, i used vegetable oil
  • 1 lb
    chicken breasts, cut into cubes
  • 2 tsp
    creole seasoning
  • 1 pkg
    smoked sausage, cut into rounds
  • 1 medium
    onion, cut into thin rings
  • 1
    each red & green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 2-1/2 c
    low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1
    14.5 oz can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 8 pkg
  • 1/2 c
    light cream
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    red pepper flakes

How to Make Creamy Jambalaya w/ pasta


  1. In a large pot, over medium heat, heat oil until hot. Sprinkle chicken w/ Creole seasoning, add to pot. Stir in sausage rounds. Cook, stirring for 5 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, spoon out chicken & sausage & place in a bowl, set aside.
  2. To pot add onions and both red & green bell peppers & cook until softened. Add garlic.Cook 1 minute. Add broth and diced tomatoes w/ the juice.
  3. Break up pasta & add to pot. Add the cooked chicken & sausage. Stir. Cover & cook about 5-8 minutes. Uncover & check to see if pasta is tender. If not, replace cover and cook until pasta is tender. In medium bowl, whisk cream and cornstarch. Pour into pot, stir to combine. Simmer until thickened. Ladle into bowls & sprinkle w/ red pepper flakes.

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About Creamy Jambalaya w/ pasta

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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