Cajun Minestrone with Italian Sausage

A Cajun spin on traditional minestrone soup, this recipe contains Italian sausage, Parmesan cheese, rice, bell pepper, celery, onions, black-eyed peas and Zatarain’s Gumbo Mix with Rice. Hearty and tasty altogether.

Serves: 11
Serving Size: 1 cup
15 mins Prep time 40 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
40 mins Cook time
  • Heat oil in Dutch oven or large saucepan on medium-high heat. Add sausage; cook and stir 5 minutes or until browned. Add celery, bell pepper and onion; cook and stir 3 minutes or until vegetables begin to softened

  • Stir in tomato, water, Rice Mix and pasta. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender, stirring occasionally. Add black-eyed peas; cook 5 minutes longer

Cooking tip

Test Kitchen Tip: Serve with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 242Calories: 242Cholesterol: 18mg
  • Sodium: 965mgProtein: 11g
  • Total Fat: 10gFiber: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 27g