Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
Serves 6
  1. 2 ½ lb skinless, boneless chicken breast, diced
  2. 1/2 pound lean Italian turkey sausage, sliced ¼ inch thick
  3. 2 Del Monte® yellow onions, diced
  4. 2 large Del Monte® red peppers, diced
  5. 5 large Del Monte® tomatoes, diced
  6. 3 celery stalks, sliced
  7. 1/2 cup All-purpose white flour
  8. ½ cup peanut oil
  9. 6 cups chicken broth
  10. 2 cups okra, lightly breaded and fried
  11. ¼ cup parsley, minced
  12. 2 tbsp garlic, minced
  13. 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  14. 1 ½ tsp seasoning salt
  15. 1 ½ tsp dried oregano
  16. 1 tsp cayenne pepper, ground, divided
  1. Heat peanut oil in a large pot over high heat.
  2. Once oil is hot, add sausage and ½ tsp cayenne pepper and cook until browned.
  3. Remove sausage and place a side. Reduce heat to medium.
  4. Add flour to remaining oil in pan and stir until smooth and caramel colored.
  5. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic. Stir well and cook for 2 minutes
  6. Return sausage to the pot and add chicken, tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce, seasoning salt, oregano, remaining cayenne pepper and chicken broth.
  7. Stir well, increase heat to bring to contents to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook for 1 hour.
  8. Add okra and parsley, stir and cook for 20 more minutes.
  9. The longer it simmers, the better it tastes.
  10. Serve over rice and enjoy!!
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