Chicken and Sausage "Quick" Gumbo
  • 2 sprays cooking spray
  • 2 uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • sausage ring, spicy (chicken, turkey or pork), cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 10 oz frozen gumbo-style vegetables, (corn, pepper, okra and onion)
  • 2-3 medium garlic clove(s), minced
  • 1 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup canned chicken broth
  • 1 cup canned crushed tomatoes (we use rotel tomatoes)
  • cajun seasoning (to taste)
  • 1 piece bay leaf
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/8 tsp table salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1 medium scallion(s), green part only, chopped
  1. Generously coat Dutch oven with cooking spray. Add chicken and sausage; brown, stirring constantly, about 2 minutes.
  2. Stir in frozen vegetables and garlic; sauté until vegetables are thawed, about 5 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle mixture with flour and cook 1 minute. Stir in chicken broth and scrape up any browned bits in bottom of Dutch oven.
  4. Stir in crushed tomatoes, bay leaf, thyme, salt and pepper; simmer 5 minutes. Remove bay leaf. Divide among 4 bowls, sprinkle with scallions and serve.
I found this recipe on the Weight Watchers website. I have adjusted it a little to make it my own (so the WW points no longer work). This is a great "cheater" gumbo and one of my go-to quick recipes.