The Best Leftover Turkey Gumbo

Recipe by LorenLou
READY IN: 2hrs 45mins




  • Make the roux.
  • In a large Dutch oven, over medium heat, combine the oil and flour.
  • Cook, stirring constantly until dark brown (chocolate colored) for 20-30 minutes.
  • Add all the chopped veggies to the roux, along with the chopped sausage.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, until the veggies are very soft, about 10 minutes.
  • Add the salt and cayenne pepper.
  • Add the broth and water, combining well.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low and cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, for 1 1/2 hrs.
  • Add the turkey and sliced sausage to the gumbo.
  • Cook 15 minutes more.
  • Remove from heat, let sit for 5 minutes, then skim any fat that has risen to the surface.
  • Stir in green onions and parsley.
  • Serve over rice, with hot french bread!