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Slow Cooker Sausage & Shrimp Gumbo

Slow Cooker Sausage & Shrimp Gumbo is a classic dish from Louisana, made simple yet delicious. Toss in the slow cooker and sit back and let it do the work.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs 30 mins
Total Time4 hrs 40 mins
Course: Soup
Servings: 8
Calories: 252kcal


  • 29 ounces diced tomatoes with juice,
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 12 ounces smoked sausage cut into 1/2 inch slices
  • 1 pound raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 3 celery ribs chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper add more to your preferred heat level


  • Combine tomatoes with juice and chicken broth in a slow cooker on low heat
  • In a small pan over medium heat, make a roux by whisking together oil and flour until it turns a deep golden brown. Stir constantly so it doesn't burn. Whisk into broth in slow cooker.
  • Add sausage, onion, bell pepper, celery, oregano, thyme, and red pepper. Stir well. Cover; cook on low for 3 1/2 hours. Add shrimp and cook for an additional hour.
  • Serve over rice and enjoy!


Adapted from Martha Stewart


Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 173mg | Sodium: 1018mg | Potassium: 330mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Vitamin C: 23.1mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 3mg