Savory Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Krystal-Belle

I found this recipe on the kraftfoods.com website back when I was pregnant with my first baby and I decided to give it a try. With a few of my own additions it instantly became a favorite comfort food of mine and it was a big hit with my inlaws, who now have it at least once a month!

Top Review by ebbtide

First off, trust that the 14 cans of diced tomatoes is a typo. I used only one and it worked out fine. A very tasty quick variety dish, but feel a true cajun taste can only be acquired by much longer cooking time. I added a dash of creole seasoning, along with some chopped green peppers and spring onions that I had. It was good and we will use it again. Thanks for posting it.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large pot (preferrably a stock pot) melt butter, then when butter is melted, add flour and stir until golden in color.
  2. Add in fresh vegetables and thyme and stir until vegetables are coated with flour.
  3. Add chicken broth, tomatoes, chilies, and bay leaf.
  4. Let simmer until veggies become fork tender (about 10 minutes).
  5. Add in sliced sausage and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  6. Add shrimp and cook until shrimp is pink (about 2 minutes).
  7. Remove from heat and add salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Serve over white rice. This tastes exceptionally good over Jasmine rice too!

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