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Creole Gumbo

Creole Gumbo

Like a traditional gumbo, this one is prepared without rice. Instead, prepare Zatarain's® Long Grain Parboiled Rice to serve with the gumbo.


  • 6 cups water
  • 1 package ZATARAIN'S® Gumbo Base
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 pound smoked sausage, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • ZATARAIN'S® Gumbo Filé (optional)


  1. Bring water, Gumbo Base and oil to boil in large saucepot over medium heat, stirring to dissolve any lumps.
  2. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in shrimp and sausage; cover. Simmer an additional 30 minutes.
  4. Serve over rice and sprinkle with Gumbo Filé, if desired.

Yield: 8 (1-cup) servings | Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 1 hr

Nutritional Info per 1 serving: Calories: 350 Sodium: 1627 Fat: 22 Carbohydrates: 12 Cholesterol: 193 Fiber: 1 Protein: 26

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Zatarain's

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