New Orleans Gumbo

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 294.8
  • Total Fat: 5.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 118.5 mg
  • Sodium: 761.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 30.3 g

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This is a modified version of a recipe from Simple and Delicious Magazine, February/March 2011 issue This is a modified version of a recipe from Simple and Delicious Magazine, February/March 2011 issue
Number of Servings: 8


    2 c. chicken broth
    1 c. uncooked brown rice
    2 ribs celery, chopped
    1 medium onion, chopped
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 can (28 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
    1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2 in. cubes
    1/2 lb. turkey smoked sausage, cut into 1/2 in. slices
    1 tsp. dried thyme
    1 tsp. black pepper
    2 bay leaves
    1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
    3 Tbsp. flour
    1/4 c. cold water
    1 lb. uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
    1 large green pepper, chopped
    1/4 c. minced fresh parsley


In a large saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Stir in rice, celery, onion, and garlic. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 40-45 minutes.
After abrout 15 minutes, in a Dutch oven, combine tomatoes, chicken, sausage, thyme, pepper, bay leaves, and cayenne. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
Combine flour and water until smooth; gradually stir into chicken mixture. Stir in shrimp and green pepper. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat for 4-6minutes, or until shrimp are pink and gumbo is thickened. Discard bay leaf.
Remove rice from heat and let stand for 5 minutes; stir in parsley.
Serve 1 cup gumbo over 1/2 c. rice. Makes 8 servings.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TERESACROPS.

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