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One Pot Smoked Sausage and Orzo

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes


  • 16 oz Jennie-O Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage sliced on the diagonal
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion diced
  • 1 small red bell pepper diced
  • 3 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon of cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flake
  • 1 14.5 oz can of low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 15 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 8 oz of uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1 medium zucchini shredded
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • flat leaf parsley for garnish


  1. In a large sauté pan, sauté onions, bell pepper and garlic in olive oil.
  2. Add sliced Jennie-O Smoked Turkey Sausage and season with cajun seasoning, half of a teaspoon of kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper to taste and crushed red pepper flake.
  3. Stir in chicken broth, tomatoes and orzo and bring to a boil.
  4. Turn heat to medium low and cover, cooking about eight minutes, just until orzo is tender.
  5. Stir in shredded zucchini.
  6. Garnish with a sprinkle of cajun seasoning and freshly chop flat leaf italian parsley.
Nutrition Facts
One Pot Smoked Sausage and Orzo
Amount Per Serving (4 g)
Calories 0
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.