Green peppers in Cajun dishes inspired this recipe. For a healthy choice instead of andouille, substitute chicken sausage, cubed chicken or other protein.
— Sarah Larson, Carlsbad, California
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Prepare jambalaya mix according to package directions. Meanwhile, cut peppers lengthwise in half; remove seeds.
In a large skillet, cook and stir sausage over medium-high heat until browned. Add jalapeno; cook 1 minute longer.
Stir sausage mixture into prepared jambalaya. Spoon into pepper halves. Place in a greased 13-inch x 9-inch. baking dish; pour tomato juice over and around peppers.
Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until peppers are tender. Serve with hot sauce if desired.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.