Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

6
Total Time
33 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
13 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Homemade gumbo in 35 minutes or less? Absolutely! Use a frozen mix of corn, bell pepper, okra and onion and you'll be sitting down to dinner in no time.

Ingredients

cooking spray

2 spray(s)

uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast(s)

6 oz, cut into 1-inch cubes

beef or pork summer sausage(s)

6 oz, spicy (chicken, turkey or pork), cut into 1-inch cubes

frozen gumbo style vegetables

10 oz, (corn, pepper, okra and onion)

garlic clove(s)

1 medium clove(s), minced

all-purpose flour

1 Tbsp

canned chicken broth

1 cup(s)

canned crushed tomatoes

1 cup(s)

bay leaf

1 leaf/leaves

dried thyme

¼ tsp

table salt

tsp

black pepper

tsp

uncooked scallion(s)

1 medium, green part only, chopped

Instructions

  1. Generously coat Dutch oven with cooking spray. Add chicken and sausage; brown, stirring constantly, about 2 minutes.
  2. Stir in frozen vegetables and garlic; sauté until vegetables are thawed, about 5 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle mixture with flour and cook 1 minute. Stir in chicken broth and scrape up any browned bits in bottom of Dutch oven.
  4. Stir in crushed tomatoes, bay leaf, thyme, salt and pepper; simmer 5 minutes. Remove bay leaf. Divide among 4 bowls, sprinkle with scallions and serve. Yields about 1 1/4 cups per serving.

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