Cajun Gumbo
  • 2 ribs chopped celery
  • 1 medium chopped onion
  • 1 medium chopped green pepper
  • 1 head of garlic, cloves peeled
  • 1 lb chopped okra
  • 8 oz veggie broth
  • 2 tsp creole seasoning
  • 1 14.5 oz can of tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 chicken breasts cut into bite size pieces
  • 3 chicken andouille sausages
  • 1 lb shrimp (I used frozen pre-cooked, but the recipe works the same with raw - just make sure they're peeled and deveined)
  • 3 tsp tabasco
  • salt and pepper
  1. Heat 1/4 cup veg oil in large pot over medium high heat. Add celery, onion, green pepper, and garlic. Cook for 9 minutes, or until tender. Remove from pot and place in bowl.
  2. Heat 1/4 cup veg oil in same pot over medium heat. Add okra. Cook for 25 minutes.
  3. Add cooked veggies, veggie broth, creole seasoning, and tomatoes. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and cover. Simmer for 1 hour.
  4. Brown chicken and sausage in a separate pan, then add to gumbo with shrimp and let simmer 8 minutes.
  5. Add tabasco, salt and pepper.
  6. Serve hot with white rice.