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Backpacker Jambalaya

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 1


  • 3/4 cup instant rice
  • 1/4 cup powdered tomoato
  • 1/2 cup dried peppers
  • 2 tsp dried onion
  • 2 tsp cajun seasoning
  • 1 cup water
  • 6 slices summer sausage or cajun sausage


At Home

  • Combine the instant rice, dried pepper, cajun seasoning, dried onion, and powdered tomato in a quart-size freezer Ziploc bag.

At the Campsite

  • Bring 1 cup of water to a boil. Let it cool slighty for about 1 minute before pouring the water into the plastic bag. Add the sliced summer sausage. Mix the contents of the bag, and then let the bag sit for 5-10 minutes until the rice and vegetables are soft.