Turkey Gumbo

This dish is flavored with andouille sausage, the spicy smoked sausage that is a traditional ingredient in gumbo. If you can't find andouille sausage, your favorite spicy sausage will work just fine.

Yield: Makes 8 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 1 (16-oz.) package andouille sausage, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups chopped cooked turkey
  • 1 (14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup frozen whole-kernel corn
  • 1 cup frozen sliced okra
  • 1 tablespoon no-salt-added Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Hot cooked rice


  1. 1. Brown andouille sausage over medium heat in a large Dutch oven; remove sausage, and drain on paper towels. Wipe Dutch oven clean with paper towels.
  2. 2. Stir together 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil and 3 Tbsp. flour in Dutch oven over medium heat, stirring constantly, 20 to 25 minutes or until roux is caramel colored.
  3. 3. Stir in chopped onion, celery, bell pepper, and minced garlic; cook, stirring often, 8 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Gradually stir in 4 cups chicken broth, and bring mixture to a boil; add browned sausage, chopped turkey, and next 6 ingredients. Reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes. Serve gumbo with hot cooked rice.
  4. Note: For testing purposes only, we used McCormick Gourmet Collection Cajun Seasoning.
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