Recipes: New Orleans Gumbo

Spice up your winter soup menu with this recipe for New Orleans Gumbo!


New Orleans Gumbo



5 cups Deluxe Pulled Chicken

2 Cans Vanee Chicken Broth

1 1/2 Cans Ham Shanks in Natural Juices

1 1/2 Cups Celery, copped

1 Cup Flour

1 Tablespoon Garlic, chopped

1 1/2 Cups Green Peppers, diced

1 1/2 Pounds Smoked Sausage, sliced

1 Cup Vegetable Oil

2 Cups Yellow Onions, diced

Salt, Ground Black Pepper, and Cayenne Pepper, to taste



Heat the oil in a large stockpot over medium heat. Add the flour and cook for approxinately 20-30 minutes or until a dark consistency is obtained. Add the onions, celery, green peppers, and garlic, and cook for 5 to 7 minutes. Add the smoked sausage, chicken broth, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper, and simmer for 50-60 minutes. Gently stir in the chicken and ham shanks, and let cook for approximately 5 minutes.


Serving Size: 12 oz.

Makes 32 servings

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