Our Best Jambalaya Recipes

With so many takes on this flavor-filled rice dish, there’s truly a jambalaya for everyone. Whether you make yours with andouille sausage, seafood or completely vegetarian you’ll find that they all have one thing in common – Louisiana’s “holy trinity”: onion, celery and bell pepper.

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Everything Jambalaya

Rachael plays with plenty of flavors when it comes to her jambalaya. Diced veggies, a sprinkling of herbs and aromatic blends of seasonings come together in this tasty chicken-and-shrimp feast.

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A classic take on the traditional New Orleans dish, this jambalaya is made with hearty sausage and seafood.

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Jambalaya with Shrimp and Ham

Turn up the heat with sizzling shrimp, salty pieces of ham and spicy pepper sauce.

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Vegetarian Jambalaya

A collection of tasty vegetables adds variety of color to this jambalaya-inspired vegetarian dish. Pro Tip: Fluff up the rice with a fork before serving for best texture and presentation.

Get the Recipe: Skillet Rice and Black-Eyed Peas with Okra

Shrimp Jambalaya

In the kitchen, nothing should go to waste! Take this jambalaya, for example: You can use the shrimp shells to add more flavor to your broth.

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Andouille and Chicken Jambalaya

Chunks of chicken and slices of sausage pair together perfectly in this warm, spiced bowl of rice and chopped vegetables.

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Foil-Packet Jambalaya

Straight from the grill and right from the foil pack! This recipe makes jambalaya easy.

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Ham Jambalaya

Slow-cooked ham and beans lock in that sweet-and-smoky flavor you're craving —perfect for a saucy jambalaya dish.

Get the Recipe: One-Pot Rice, Ham and Beans

Tennessee Jambalaya

Everything's better with bacon — jambalaya included! Fry up a few strips to scatter over this flavorful wild rice dish for a nice bit of smoky goodness.

Get the Recipe: Tennessee Jambalaya

Jambalaya Soup

This soups has all the savory ingredients you'd regularly find in a jambalaya but it's served as a thick, hearty soup. Don't worry; it still packs the same, flavorful punch!

Get the Recipe: Smoky Sausage and Rice Soup