Gumbo Recipe

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Heather Parrish Maliakal


This is one of my comfort foods, I change the meats to keep it different.

Not only can I get my picky eater son to eat this, but my husband's co-workers ask for it whenever there is an office buffet lunch in the works!

It's great for a rainy day cuddle on the couch meal :)


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15 Min
45 Min


1/2 c
vegetable oil
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 large
onion, diced
1/2 c
fresh parsley, chopped
1/2 c
celery, chopped
1/2 c
green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 c
red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 c
scallion, sliced
6 clove
garlic, minced
4 c
chicken broth
1 tsp
1 tsp
creole seasoning
2 lb
any meats: sausage, shrimp or chicken. you can also mix them up too.


1In large pot combine oil and flour, cook over medium/high heat until it's very brown in color, stirring constantly
2Add onions, parsley, celery, bell peppers, scallions and garlic to pot and cook until vegetables are tender. Stir regularly
3Add broth, salt and creole seasoning.
4Cover and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
5Add your chosen meat, or combination of meats, simmer until meat is cooked through.
6Serve over rice or enjoy as a stew :)

About Gumbo

Course/Dish: Chicken, Fish, Other Main Dishes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy