Creole, slow-cooker sausage & shrimp gumbo

sherry monfils


I have made various versions of gumbo over the years but since some of us slightly, ( wink, wink,) older people have trouble digesting too spicy foods, I dialed it down just a tad. This is so aromatic and delicious served w/ slices of lightly toasted French Baguette bread. Enjoy!!


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30 Min
4 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1
    8 oz bag frozen mixed bell pepper slices
  • 8 oz
    frozen, chopped onion
  • 8 oz
    chopped celery
  • 2 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1/2 c
    lower sodium chicken broth
  • 2
    8 oz bottles, clam juice
  • 16 oz
    package andouille sausage, sliced. i used johnsonville brand
  • 1 c
    frozen corn
  • 1-1/2 c
    frozen, cut okra, thawed
  • 1
    14.5 oz can diced tomatoes w/ celery & peppers, undrained
  • 2 tsp
    creole seasoning. i used tony chachere's brand
  • 1 lb
    medium shrimp, peeled & deveined, tails off. i used frozen shrimp
  • ·
    white rice or you can use yellow rice like i did. i used carolina brand

How to Make Creole, slow-cooker sausage & shrimp gumbo


  1. Lightly spray the slow cooker liner w/ cooking spray. In medium sized pot, over medium-high heat, heat oil. Stir in flour and cook, stirring, for 6 minutes. Reduce heat to medium.
  2. Stir in onions, celery, bell peppers and garlic. Cook, stirring 5 minutes. Add the broth and 2 bottles of clam juice. Stir and cook 4 minutes. Pour into slow cooker.
  3. Add sliced sausage, okra, the undrained tomatoes, corn and 1 tsp of the Creole seasoning. Stir, cover, cook on low for 4 hrs. Do NOT lift lid. Once this has cooked for the 4 hrs, Sprinkle the shrimp w/ the remaining Creole seasoning. Heat a large skillet over med-high heat. Add just a drop of olive oil and add the shrimp. Cook 3-4 minutes and then add to cooker. Stir. Meanwhile make rice as directed. When rice is done, add to cooker and serve the gumbo!

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About Creole, slow-cooker sausage & shrimp gumbo

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Sodium, Low Carb
Hashtag: #aromatic

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