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Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Makes: 6 servings
Prep 40 mins Cook 40 mins
Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
  • 1/3  cup  all-purpose flour
  • 1/3  cup  cooking oil
  • 1/2  cup  chopped onion (1 medium)
  • 1/2  cup  chopped green or red sweet pepper (1 small)
  • 1/2  cup  sliced celery (I stalk)
  • 3  cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 - 2  teaspoons  Cajun seasoning
  • 1 14  ounce can  beef broth
  • 1 10  ounce package  frozen cut okra* or cut green beans
  • 1 1/2  cups  chopped cooked chicken
  • 8  ounces  cooked smoked sausage links, sliced
  • 3  cups  hot cooked long grain or brown rice

1. For roux, in a 3-quart heavy saucepan combine flour and oil until smooth. Cook over medium-high heat for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium. Cook and stir constantly for 8 to 10 minutes more or until the roux is dark reddish brown.

2. Stir in onion, sweet pepper, celery, and garlic. Cook about 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring frequently. Stir in Cajun seasoning. Stir in broth and 3/4 cup water. Add okra. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Stir in chicken and sausage; heat through. To serve, ladle gumbo into bowls with rice. If desired, top each serving with sliced green onion and pass bottled hot pepper sauce. Makes 6 main-dish servings.

From the Test Kitchen*
  • If you can't find cut okra, buy whole. Thaw slightly and slice.
Nutrition Facts (Chicken and Sausage Gumbo)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 355,
  • Fat, total (g) 14,
  • chol. (mg) 114,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 34,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 22,
  • sodium (mg) 487,
  • Potassium (mg) 441,
  • calcium (mg) 121,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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