“Big Easy” Gumbo

Progresso® broth provides a simple addition to this gumbo that features chicken, sausage and shrimp – a hearty Cajun-style dish for a dinner party.

  • Prep Time 50 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 8

1/2
cup peanut oil
1/2
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
cup chopped sweet onion
1
cup chopped green bell pepper
1
cup chopped celery
2
teaspoons Creole seasoning
2
teaspoons finely chopped garlic
5 1/4
cups Progresso™ reduced sodium chicken broth (from two 32-oz cartons)
4
cups shredded cooked chicken
1/2
lb andouille sausage, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1 1/2
cups frozen black-eyed peas, thawed
1
lb uncooked extra-large (16 to 20 count) shrimp, peeled (tail shells removed), deveined

  • 1 In 4- to 6-quart Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Gradually stir in flour with whisk; cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring constantly, until flour is chocolate colored. (Do not burn mixture.)
  • 2 Reduce heat to medium. Stir in onion, bell pepper, celery, Creole seasoning and garlic. Cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Gradually stir in broth. Add chicken, sausage and black-eyed peas. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat; reduce heat to low. Simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Stir in shrimp; cook 5 minutes or just until shrimp are pink.

Expert Tips

Serve this party favorite with scoops of Hoppin’ John and a fresh green salad tossed with your favorite vinaigrette.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
24%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Sodium
560mg
560%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
),
Protein
45g
45%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Vegetable; 4 Lean Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.