Cajun Minestrone with Italian Sausage

Cajun Minestrone with Italian Sausage Recipe

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.

11 servings


+ Add To Shopping List
1 tablespoon oil
1 pound Italian sausage, casings removed
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 medium tomato, coarsely chopped
6 cups water
1 package ZATARAIN'S® Gumbo Mix with Rice
1/2 cup small pasta, such as ditalini or small shells
1 can (15 1/2 ounces) black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed


Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 40 Minutes

1. 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 soften.
2. 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.

Created date

January 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 242
Sodium 965 mg
Fat 10 g
Carbohydrate 27 g
Cholesterol 18 mg
Protein 11 g
Fiber 3 g