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Sausage Gumbo

  • Sausage Gumbo
    Fresh vegetables accompany smoked sausage and rice for a deliciously zesty gumbo.
    Prep Time: 15 minutes

    Total Time: 35 minutes

    Makes 4


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    Ingredients
    1 regular size package Eckrich® Skinless Smoked Sausage
    1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    1 large onion, chopped
    1 green bell pepper, diced
    4 cloves garlic, minced
    1 tablespoon flour
    1-1/2 teaspoons Cajun or Creole seasoning
    1 can (14.5 ounces) fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
    1 cup reduced sodium chicken or beef broth
    2 cups hot cooked brown or white rice
    1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
    Directions
    1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and bell pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute. Sprinkle flour and seasoning over vegetables; cook and stir 1 minute.
    2. Stir in sausage, tomatoes and broth; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 10 to 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender and sauce is slightly thickened.
    3. Spoon rice into four shallow serving bowls; top with sausage mixture and parsley.
    Variation: For sausage and shrimp gumbo, stir 8 ounces peeled and deveined uncooked shrimp into the gumbo during the last 5 minutes of simmering time.