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Creole Gumbo

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  • 6 cups water
  • 1 package gumbo base (ZATARAIN'S®)
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 pounds shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 1 pound smoked sausage (cut into 1-inch cubes)
  • gumbo filé (ZATARAIN'S®)
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    1. Bring water, Gumbo Base and oil to boil in large saucepot on medium heat, stirring to dissolve any lumps. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally
    2. Stir in shrimp and sausage; cover. Simmer additional 30 minutes
    3. Serve over rice and sprinkle with Gumbo Filé, if desired
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    Jim Lewis 3 months ago
    I added okra, diced tomatoes, green pepper, green onions, mirepoix, and subbed lump crab for the sausage. Kicked it up w/ four splashes of Tabasco sauce. Tre bien e merci beaucoup!
    Natarsha Fequiere 5 months ago
    Easy and you can personalize it!
    Bettye 9 months ago
    So easy and delicious. I made extra rice, added some okra it turned out great.
    Tootie a year ago
    AWESOME SAUCE Really Good
    Latasha H. 2 years ago
    it was delicious. Me and my husband loved it.
    Vikki Vásquez 2 years ago
    Pretty good dish. I needed to add more veggies for my tasting. Plus I made my own base. It was so good! But following this recipe exactly might make the dish a little bland. Overall, it was good!
    Casey V. 3 years ago
    not bad. i put some okra, and bell pepper in it. turned out good.
    Angela Williams 3 years ago
    i added okra 1 bag turned out perfect.
    it was a hot... everyone loved it