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Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Katerina | Diethood
Chicken and Sausage Gumbo is a quick to make, incredibly delicious gumbo recipe that's loaded with chicken, sausage, okra, peppers, and tomatoes. Served over brown rice, this easy gumbo is a one pot meal that's both healthy and filling! 
Servings : 6 Serves
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 8 to 12 ounces andouille sausage , sliced into 1/4-inch rings
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 boneless , skinless chicken breasts, cut in about 1-1/2 inch chunks
  • 2 medium yellow onions , diced
  • 1 green bell pepper , diced
  • 3 celery ribs , thinly sliced
  • 6 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 tablespoon cajun spice/seasoning
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 3 cups low-sodium fat free chicken broth
  • 2 cups fresh diced tomatoes OR 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup slices of okra
  • 3 to 4 cups prepared brown rice
  • chopped fresh parsley , for garnish


  • Set a dutch oven over medium heat and add sausage slices; cook for about 4 minutes, or until browned on all side. Remove from pot and set aside.
  • Add butter and oil to the dutch oven; melt and swirl to coat.
  • Whisk in the flour; whisk and cook for about 2 minutes, or until flour mixture starts to brown.
  • Add chicken and continue to cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Stir in onions, chopped bell pepper, celery, garlic, cajun spice, salt, and pepper.
  • Continue to cook until veggies are tender, about 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Pour in chicken broth and add tomatoes; bring mixture to a boil.
  • Add in the previously prepared sausage and sliced okra; reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Serve over prepared brown rice and garnish with parsley.


Inspired by Food Network
Freezes well.


Calories: 309 kcal | Carbohydrates: 13 g | Protein: 18 g | Fat: 20 g | Saturated Fat: 9 g | Cholesterol: 65 mg | Sodium: 901 mg | Potassium: 604 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 4 g | Vitamin A: 840 IU | Vitamin C: 31.6 mg | Calcium: 54 mg | Iron: 1.5 mg

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Cajun
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