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Smoked Sausage Creole

This classic Creole cuisine combines the rich flavors of onions, peppers and delicious smoked sausage – all in one pot. A whole lotta servings for a whole lotta company, Creole style!



2 tablespoons oil

1 medium onion cut into 1-inch pieces

1 medium red bell pepper cut into 1-inch pieces

1 pound turkey smoked sausage cut into 1/2-inch slices

1 large carrot cut into 1/2-inch slices

1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning

1/2 teaspoon McCormick®Garlic Powder

1/8 teaspoon McCormick®Crushed Red Pepper

1 leaf McCormick®Bay Leaves

4 cups chicken broth

3 tablespoons tomato paste

1 1/2 cups orzo

1 can (14 ounces) black-eyed peas drained

1 large zucchini quartered and sliced



In a large saucepan heat oil on medium-high. Add onion and bell pepper and cook while stirring 2 to 3 minutes.

Add sausage and carrot. Stir 5 minutes or until sausage is browned.

Stir in OLD BAY garlic red pepper bay leaf chicken broth and tomato paste. Return to boil stirring frequently.

Add orzo and black-eyed peas. Reduce heat to medium and simmer 5 minutes. Add zucchini. Cook additional 5 minutes or until orzo and zucchini are tender stirring frequently. Remove bay leaf before serving.



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Recipe Info

Makes 10 (1-cup) servings.

Prep Time:15minutes

Cook Time:20minutes


Calories: 244

Fat: 8 g

Carbohydrates: 31 g

Cholesterol: 23 mg

Sodium: 1240 mg

Fiber: 3 g

Protein: 12 g



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