1 pound lean ground beef
1 1/2 cups chopped celery
1 1/2 cups chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 (13 ounces) package turkey smoked sausage, sliced
1 medium head cabbage, chopped (about 10 cups)
1 (14.5 ounces) can diced tomatoes
2 cups water
1 cup brown rice
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning

10, 1-cup servings


Heat a large stockpot over medium high. Add ground beef, and cook until it starts to brown, about 6 minutes. Add the celery, and cook for 2 minutes. Add onion and garlic, and cook 4 minutes while stirring. Add smoked sausage, and cook an additional 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in cabbage, and cook until it wilts, about 3 minutes. Add tomatoes, water, rice, garlic powder, and Cajun seasoning. Bring to a boil, and reduce heat to medium. Cover, and simmer for 40 minutes. Serve hot.

Nutritional Analysis: 
250 calories
8 g fat
3 g saturated fat
60 mg cholesterol
400 mg sodium
26 g carbohydrate
4 g fiber
6 g sugars
0 added sugars
18 g protein

Cabbage Jambalaya

Kentucky Proud Project
County Extension Agents for Family and Consumer Sciences 
University of Kentucky, Dietetics and Human Nutrition Students

November, 2019

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