August 30, 2009

Hearty Sausage Gumbo

1-tbsp olive oil
1-cup chopped onions
½-cup chopped sweet red pepper
½-cup chopped sweet green pepper
½-cup chopped celery
1-clove garlic, minced
5 ½-cups chicken stock
1-lb cooked smoked turkey sausage, quartered lengthwise and sliced
½-lb smoked turkey thigh, chopped
½-lb small shrimp, uncooked
1-16oz package frozen cut okra
1 –14 1/2oz can diced tomatoes, undrained
1-7oz package Zatarain's Gumbo Mix with Rice
1-tsp snipped fresh rosemary, chopped
1-tsp snipped fresh thyme, chopped
½-tsp cayenne

In a 4-quart Dutch oven, heat the oil
Add the onion, green and red pepper, celery and garlic
Cook and stir over medium heat for 4 minutes
Add the chicken stock, sausage, turkey thigh, okra, undrained tomatoes, gumbo mix,
rosemary, thyme and cayenne pepper
Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered about 15 minutes
Add the shrimp and cook another 5 minutes or until rice is tender

Makes 8 servings

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