Smoked Sausage Gumbo (Slow Cooker)

Total Time
5hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 5 hrs

Simple, relatively healthy gumbo that can be made in the slow cooker. If your gumbo thickens upon standing, stir in additional broth. Found recipe in, "Simple 1-2-3 Slow Cooker," Cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine tomatoes with juice and broth in slow cooker. Sprinkle flour evenly over bottom of small skillet. Cook over high heat without stirring 3 to 4 minutes or until flour begins to brown. Reduce heat to medium; stir flour about 4 minutes. Stir in oil until smooth. Carefully whisk flour mixture into slow cooker.
  2. Add sausage, onion, bell pepper, celery, carrot, oregano, thyme, and red pepper. Stir well. Cover; cook on LOW 4 1/2 hours to 5 hours.
  3. Serve gumbo over rice. Sprinkle with parsley.
Most Helpful

I think next time I make this I may add some crawfish and shrimp. We prefer our gumbo with a little more meat. I did use andouille sausage which always adds a little more spice.

Jazz Lover November 01, 2011

I really enjoy this although I used hot Italian sausage because it was all I had and cooked it stovetop. The links were frozen so I removed the casing and cut into pieces. I browned for almost ten minutes then added one tablespoon and a half of flour and cooked another minute. Then proceeded with tomatoes, broth, veggies and seasoning as directed. Added 1 tsp brown sugar (because of the acidity in canned tomatoes), 2 tsp garlic powder, 1 tsp salt, and cooked for one hour stovetop on low. I loved this so much I made it 2x this week. Thanks for a great recipe!

lureal May 16, 2016

This was very simple to make.. I did use less Italian seasonings for personal preference, but otherwise made as directed. Thanks for the recipe.

Cilantro in Canada September 30, 2011