You’ll love this easy Louisiana Gumbo. Ready in just 30 minutes, it’s made with the classic holy trinity of creole cooking, Cajun seasonings, shrimp, and smoked sausage.
Louisiana Gumbo is a tasty southern-style favorite. We packed ours with Minute® Instant White Rice, shrimp, smoked turkey sausage, veggies and Cajun seasoning!
Prepare rice according to package directions. Keep warm.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in the flour and cook, stirring constantly, until golden brown, about 5 minutes.
Add bell peppers, celery, onions, and garlic. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until tender.
Stir in tomatoes, sausage, broth, okra, Cajun seasoning, and thyme. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add shrimp and cook for 5 minutes, or until shrimp are pink. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve with rice.
Try your hand at this quick and easy Louisiana Gumbo and your family might just beg you to make it on a weekly basis! With smoked turkey sausage and whole shrimp cooked in a savory blend of Cajun seasoning and the holy trinity of creole-style cooking, this is a flavor-packed favorite. Served with our fluffy white rice, it can’t be beat!
There’s no need to be from Louisiana to understand why people love traditional creole cuisine. Inspired by classic gumbo, the flavors of this dish speak for themselves. It also comes together in 5 easy steps and just 30 minutes. For authentic flavor, we’ve included the holy trinity of creole cooking — onions, bell peppers and celery — as well as Cajun seasoning, to make the flavors pop.
Make this easy Louisiana Gumbo with our Minute® Instant White Rice and you’ll be surprised at just how easy it is to whip up a classic in less than an hour. Satisfyingly creole and surprisingly fast, this is a great recipe for anyone who loves quality meals in half the time.
Okra is a common ingredient in Cajun cooking and is very traditional in gumbo. Still, if you can’t find it or it’s just not your family’s favorite, you can easily substitute it with one package of frozen cut green beans.
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