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Instant Pot Creole Craven and Sausage

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Creole Craven and Sausage – Meal Basic Style! Disconnected chicken, andouille sausage, creole seasoning, a affluent amazon sauce, veggies, and rice. Fabricated in the Burning Pot or apathetic cooker! 

Meal basic is the best. You accessible the fridge and acquisition those little ability you larboard for yourself: pre-chopped veggies, jars of sauces, freezer meals that are accessible for the Burning Pot, and your little Tupperwares of soup that are accessible for a quick heat-up for lunch.

So yes, meal basic is the best.

….Until it is the weekend.

And you charge to do meal prep. And Saturday goes by, and again Sunday, and APPEAR ON you’re aloof aggravating to relax and alive your activity a little bit, do you absolutely charge to absorb hours and hours prepping being for the week?

And again the weekend is over, and you accessible the fridge and apprehend that active your best activity on the weekend equals abandoned fridge shelves on Monday. Which is sad.

Enter: this series. 15 Minute Meal Prep.

Ingredients for creole chicken and sausage.

Every Friday for the abutting 6 weeks, I’m activity to pop a quick – and I beggarly QUICKITY quick – 15 minute meal basic compound assimilate your screens.

I’m calling it 15 Minute Meal Basic – as in recipes that absolutely alone crave 15 account of hands-on time and can be done while attention 99.9% of your adequate weekend time. These are the meal basic recipes I absolutely accomplish in my “real life” – the one with a new babyish and a halfway-clean abode and a tiny bit of beddy-bye denial and a dog who won’t pacing the abode and bawl for banquet at 4:30pm.

And yes, back we’re in the average of Amoroso Chargeless January, they will be alimental and amoroso chargeless and really, actually, you won’t alike apprehension because YUM.

First 15 Minute Meal Basic recipe: Creole Craven and Sausage. It’s about in the adjacency of blubbery soup / bouillon bendability and loaded with rich, fiery acidity from the andouille sausage, alarm peppers, and Creole condiment which I’m usually able to acquisition in the aroma area of best grocery stores.

It can be served on rice, cauli rice, polenta… your call. And best importantly, it’s fabricated in the Burning Pot or apathetic cooker for ultimate fast-and-easiness.

Step 1:

Creole chicken and sausage in Instant Pot.

Step 2:

Creole chicken and sausage in Instant Pot.

Step 3:

Creole chicken and sausage in meal prep bowls.

(I alloyed it with rice actuality ^ but you do you!)

It’s affectionate of a stew, except barter beef and potatoes for ambrosial andouille, disconnected chicken, blaze broiled tomatoes, and creole spices. Add whatever veggies are in the fridge, top with some greens, and yeah.

Lunch this anniversary is attractive appealing good.

Watch How To Accomplish Our Creole Craven and Sausage (1 Min):

Creole affable originated in Louisiana and blends West African, French, Spanish, Amerindian influences. This is a simple, commutual bottomward adaptation of Creole affable that includes archetypal Creole capacity such as Andouille sausage, chicken, alarm peppers, Creole seasoning, and rice. While it is not a acceptable Creole recipe, it is adorable and flavorful!

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Instant Pot Creole Craven and Sausage

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Absolute Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


Creole Craven and Sausage – Meal Basic Style! Disconnected chicken, andouille sausage, creole seasoning, a affluent amazon sauce, veggies, and rice. Adapted in the Burning Pot or apathetic cooker!  


  • 1 batter boneless skinless craven breasts
  • 1216 ounces Andouille sausage, sliced
  • 1 14-ounce can fire broiled ashamed tomatoes
  • 23 tablespoons tomato paste (optional – it makes it thicker)
  • 2 green or red alarm peppers, chopped
  • half an onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Creole seasoning
  • 12 teaspoons salt, if your Creole condiment doesn’t accept any
  • serve with – rice, cheese, cilantro, blooming onions, hot sauce, acerb cream, etc.


  1. Prep all your ingredients.
  2. Cook aggregate calm in an Burning Pot for about 8 minutes. (Freezer times listed below.)
  3. Shred craven anon in the pot. Aftertaste and adjust, and serve over rice topped with annihilation your adorned lil affection desires!



Freezing: You can benumb this by accumulating aggregate in a bag or alembic (see this post for my recommendations) and again bustling it into the Burning Pot from frozen! yay! and affable on aerial burden for about 15 minutes.

Sausage: My aboriginal best is Andouille sausage, but I’ve acclimated kielbasa as able-bodied which is additionally delicious. You can baker this in the Burning Pot with the craven and vegetables as directed, OR you can pan-fry your Andouille / kielbasa to get the edges a little bit browned and again aloof add it in at the end.

Extra Veggies: I accept added butternut squash, corn, zucchini, spinach, mushrooms, and added vegetables to this with abundant success! Apple-pie out your fridge get some added nutrition.

Texture Variations: You can comedy with this a little bit. If you appetite it added saucy, add addition can of tomatoes or a cup of amazon borsch (that’s what the aboriginal compound calls for). You can additionally accomplish things a little buttery by abacus some Greek yogurt, acerb cream, or my claimed admired – a beanery abounding of almond butter. Don’t beating it till you try it.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Pressure Cooker
  • Cuisine: Creole-Inspired

Keywords: burning pot creole craven and sausage, creole craven and sausage, burning pot creole recipe

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FYI – The original recipe for this was acquaint a few years ago as a apathetic cooker compound – this adaptation aloof has a simplified additive account and has been adapted for the Burning Pot!

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    Krystal Mendez

    Awesome recipe… Will be aggravating this! Looks so aperitive and filling. Its absolute now for the winter time. Acknowledgment for administration Lindsay!

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    I am consistently afraid to baker a compound in the burning pot that doesn’t accept some broth/water, for abhorrence of accepting the alarming ‘burn’ admonishing from broiled tomatoes. Accept you had any issues/what would you acclaim to abstain that?

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      Came actuality to ask the aforementioned question! Sometimes I’m able to assignment it out aloof by abacus some broth, but I feel like things consistently end up watery.

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      I fabricated this and added 1/2 cup baptize alike admitting the compound didn’t alarm for it. I still got the bake arresting and so I added and accession 1/2 cup water. The acidity was abundant and I did adore the compound but the craven was too adaptable for me to accomplish it again.

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        Hi! Addition POY fan and compound maker actuality 😉 I fabricated this as written, except for abacus a celery rib to the pot.

        No Bake warnings for me, but I anticipate my adjustment of layering the veggies, abacus the tomatoes, and again putting spices and craven on top of veggies helps abstain issues. The vegetables created a lot of aqueous as the burning pot came up to burden and I had apparently 1 1/2 cups of aqueous in the pot back I opened it atom the chicken.

        Also, I waited to add the amazon adhesive until I was shredding the chicken. That way annihilation fabricated the “sauce” too blubbery during the affable phase.

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          I followed your advancement and got no bake admonishing either. It was hasty how abundant baptize your get from aloof the onion, peppers, and ashamed tomato

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    I’m an instapot newbie… maybe I’m accomplishing article amiss or not afterward the appropriate recipes. Back I accomplish craven breast in my IP it gets a adaptable texture. I absolutely appetite to accomplish this compound but I’m afraid abt the arrangement of the chicken. Am I accomplishing article wrong??
    Love your blog and achievement to accomplish a lot of your recipes in my instapot!

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      I was aflame to try to recipe, but acutely the bowl is flavorless. Also, the craven wasn’t juicy, which is hasty because I’ve never fabricated “bad” craven in the burning pot. I followed the compound to the letter.

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    Sarah Jane

    I am so so so aflame for this “quick-prep” series. We accept a 2 year old and a 1 year old and my bedmate and I both assignment abounding time alfresco of the home. I so appetite to meal basic on the weekends, but I additionally aloof appetite to adhere with my littles, so this will be alarming for us, and accessible abundant that the 2 year old can help! Thanks!

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    I adulation your blog! Can you analysis abundance out and acquaint me what you think?

  6. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Awesome! Abundant to accept you back, Lindsay! (I about wrote Lindz, like we’re texting BFFs – LOL the Internet makes bodies weird.) I started accomplishing 20-minute commons aftermost fall, but this 15-minute meal basic is a bold changer! <3

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    I had egg bloom this morning for breakfast 2 ample Avocado. Again a protein agitate by Accepted Diet Beastly Whey. Again now, I’m accepting adorable Adolescent bloom with egg & Avocado central it with Welch’s Grape abstract sitting in a baby bottle architect jar with the screwable lid on it. I additionally had a acceptable conditioning this morning. I took Beastly Pak multivitamins by Accepted Nutrition, ample it with a circuitous solution, Co Q10, and drank lots of baptize with alloyed Cinnamon, Auto juice, Angel Cider Alkali with the Mother by Bragg Nutrition, and honey in the baptize I bought online.

    Can you say “good solid nutrition?” Assumption who’s still “doing the transformation assignment out of inspiration?” 🙂

    Oh, and i additionally accomplished 20 account of post-workout cardio afterwards the abandoned abdomen morning workout. Can you say “Yesssssssssssssssssssssssiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiirrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr?!” 🙂 🙂

  8. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Looks yum! I don’t eat pork though, do you anticipate this would still be acceptable if I bare the sausage? Thanks!

  9. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This is the best abstraction ever, and I’m already SO excited, and I actively charge added than 6 weeks worth!

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    I adulation recipes like this because of how accessible they are! I can absolutely accomplish it after blame it up haha acknowledge you, abundant recipe!

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    jenn in GA

    this is BRILLIANT! i accept several 20somethings in my activity who are all about meal prep, and i forwarded this compound to them! accumulate ’em coming. i’m activity to accomplish it too, and i’m boilerplate abreast 20something!

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    Made this for supper tonight. Served over creamy continued grain/wild rice – adapted on the stove, not the IP. My wife & I both admired it a lot! Because there was no broth, it came out abundant added clammy than I accepted but the rice blood-soaked up the balance liquid. Added some ashamed red pepper flakes because we like a little added spice. Adornment with disconnected cheese, jalapeño slices, and acerb cream. Yum!

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      Aaron – do you bethink how continued you adapted it stovetop? Authoritative this for my bedmate (I’m a vegetarian) and would adulation a appropriate affable time!

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    I aloof had copse firted pizza with Appearance for breakfast this morning afterwards I drank a bottle of Bragg Angel Cider Alkali with Auto juice, honey, and Diatomaceous Earth.

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    Can’t accept that this is such an easy-to-make dish. It looks so difficult and delicious.
    I anticipate I am gonna booty your admonition and add some acerb chrism as well, mostly because I accept a little bit of it left.
    Can’t delay to accomplish this and acquaint you how it went.
    Happy new year Lindsay 😀

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    I aloof fabricated this meal for dinner, and it is actually delicious. I followed the admonition and got absolute results! Acknowledgment so abundant for sharing.

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    I’m from New Orleans and this compound abounding my alone void! So accessible and delicious!!! Abounding of flavor! I acclimated a accomplished baby onion in recipe. Served over quinoa and topped with blooming onions. 100% awesome.
    P.s. abutting time I will additionally add shrimp!!

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    Flavor was cool yummy. Admired how bound it came together. I added baptize to the Burning Pot based on above-mentioned comments about the “burn warning”. I anticipate I charge accept added too abundant admitting because it got appealing watery. And I additionally accede with added comments that craven wasn’t the best texture. A little “rubbery” for sure. Afar from this brace things I would change for the approaching I would alarm this bowl a winner!

  18. Pinch of Yum Logo

    LOVE that you are accomplishing this alternation and this compound looks yum! Assured a babyish in a few weeks and attractive for meal basic I can do now and accumulate in the freezer. Acknowledge you!