If you’re looking for a new and tasty dinner option, this creamy jambalaya pasta dish is the perfect choice. This easy-to-follow recipe is packed with flavor and requires just a few simple ingredients that you most likely already have in your pantry. With its mix of chicken, sausage, and bell pepper, this easy jambalaya pasta dish has something to satisfy everyone’s taste buds. Let’s get cooking!
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes
- 1/2 green bell pepper, diced
- 1/2 onion, diced
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon of homemade cajun seasoning (recipe below)
- 1/2 pound andouille sausage, sliced into thin rounds
- 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes with juice
- 8 ounces tomato sauce
- 2 cups chicken broth
- 8 ounces cooked pasta
Homemade Cajun Spice Seasoning Recipe:
- 2 tablespoons paprika
- 2 tablespoons garlic powder
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 2 teaspoons black pepper
- 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
- Add the chicken cubes and cook until golden brown on all sides.
- Add the bell pepper, onion, garlic powder and homemade cajun seasoning to the skillet.
- Cook until vegetables are tender, stirring frequently.
- Add the sausage slices to the pan and cook until lightly browned.
- Pour in the diced tomatoes with juice, tomato sauce and chicken broth; stir to combine everything together.
- Bring mixture to a boil then reduce heat to low; simmer for 10 minutes or until liquid is almost completely absorbed by the other ingredients.
- Taste for seasoning adjustment if necessary.
- Stir in cooked pasta and serve hot!
Treat your family to this delicious jambalaya pasta recipe tonight! With only a few ingredients needed that you probably already have on hand, it's an easy cajun jambalaya pasta solution that will please everyone at your table. Plus it's full of flavor from both homemade cajun seasoning as well as from chicken and sausage combined together with vegetables in a creamy tomato sauce base – what more could you ask for?