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Shrimp Gumbo

It doesn’t have to be Mardi Gras season for you to indulge in this delicious Southern favorite! And thanks to the canned ingredients, like chicken broth, diced tomatoes, whole okra and shrimp, you’ll have this dish on the table in no time. Now that’s a reason to celebrate!

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6

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Shrimp Gumbo


8 ounces Cajun (Andouille) sausage, cut into 1-inch slices
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large onion, diced
1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and diced
1 green bell pepper, cored, seeded and diced
2 large garlic cloves, minced
1 (14.5-ounce) can chicken broth
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 bay leaf
1 (13.4-ounce) can whole okra, drained and sliced
2 (6-ounce) cans large shrimp, drained
3 cups hot cooked rice


In large saucepan over medium-high heat, cook sausage until well browned on all sides, about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove to plate.

In same saucepan over medium heat, add oil; cook onion, red pepper, green pepper and garlic until softened, about 10 minutes. Add sausage, chicken broth, tomatoes, cumin, cayenne, salt, and bay leaf. Over high heat, heat to boiling; simmer, uncovered for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add okra and shrimp; simmer 5 minutes longer to blend flavors.

Serve over rice.

Nutrition Information Per Serving:

Calories 390; Total Fat 16 g (Sat 3.5 g, Trans 1 g); Cholesterol 160 mg; Sodium 1950 mg; Total Carbohydrates 36 g; Dietary Fiber 4 g; Sugars 6 g; Protein 21 g, Vitamin A 1519 IU; Vitamin C 67.61 mg; Calcium 98.81 mg; Iron  0.78 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 20.23 mcg

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 30%; Vitamin C 110%; Calcium 10%; Iron 4%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

**Nutrition analysis calculated with generic ingredients; Nutritional analysis calculated using canned okra that has not been drained or rinsed.