Cajun Gumbo

Cajun Gumbo

The favorite flavors of gumbo are found in this hearty soup.

15 min. prep time
6 servings
151 Rating


1 (20-ounce) package boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 2-inch pieces
12 ounces Italian sausage, crumbled
3 cups water
1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice
1 large (1 cup) onion, thinly sliced
1 (28-ounce) can whole tomatoes, undrained, cut-up
1 (14-ounce) can chicken broth
1 bay leaf
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4 teaspoon coarse ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
2 medium (2 cups) zucchini, cut in half, sliced 1/4-inch


Melt Sauté Express® square in 5-quart saucepan over medium heat just until bubbles begin to form. Add chicken and sausage; cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 8-10 minutes or until browned. 

Stir in all remaining ingredients except zucchini. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 6-8 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil. 

Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, stirring occasionally, 30-35 minutes or until rice is tender and soup is slightly thickened. 

Add zucchini; continue cooking 4-6 minutes or until zucchini is tender. Remove bay leaf.

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Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 430

Fat: 23g

Cholesterol: 105mg

Sodium: 1270mg

Carbohydrates: 22g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 33g

Recipe #12016©2001Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Nice combination of ingredients and surprisingly easy. A little bit of prep produces a lot of gumbo. Was well-liked in my family.

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