Smoked Sausage Gumbo

“This is very basic. This is my first ever gumbo recipe and we still like it today. It doesn't have the variety of meats like other recipes but I usually have these ingredients on hand.”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring 2 cups water toa boil in med. sausepan over high heat.
  2. Meanwhile cut sausage in half lengthwise, then crosswise into 1/2 inch slices.
  3. Stir rice into boiling water.
  4. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 18 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  5. While rice is cooking, place sausage, onion, bell pepper, celery, carrot, oregano, thyme and ground red pepper in large microwavable container.
  6. Cover and cook on HIGH 5 minutes; stir.
  7. Cook 3 minutes more or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  8. While vegetable mixture is cooking, prepare roux.
  9. Sprinkle flour evenly over bottom of dutch oven.
  10. Cook over high heat without stirring, 3 to 4 minutes or until flour begins to brown.
  11. Reduce heat to medium and stir flour about 4 minutes or until evenly browned.
  12. Stir in oil until smooth. (Roux will be thick and chocolate brown).
  13. Carefully pour vegetable mixture into dutch oven and stir until coated with roux.
  14. Stir in tomatoes and broth; bring to a boil over high heat.
  15. Cover and simmer over medium heat 5 minutes.
  16. Serve gumbo over rice in individual bowls.

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