Creole Sauce

This full-flavored sauce pairs well with fresh whitefish and can be mixed with cooked shellfish and served over pasta or rice.


Makes about 4 cups

Recipe from

Coastal Living


3 tablespoons butter
1 cup chopped andouille or smoked turkey sausage
1 small onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
2 ribs celery, chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 tablespoon Creole seasoning
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce


Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage and next 5 ingredients. Cook 5 to 7 minutes until tender. Stir in tomato and tomato sauce. Cook 15 minutes over medium-low heat until flavors are well blended.