Sausage and Shrimp Gumbo


This Cajun sausage and shrimp gumbo with bell peppers and okra in a rich broth is ladled into bowls over rice.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 5 mins


  • 1 (14 ounce) package Hillshire Farm Smoked Sausage

  • ¼ cup cooking oil

  • ¼ cup flour

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded, chopped

  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded, chopped

  • 1 cup chopped celery

  • 1 cup frozen sliced okra

  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning

  • 2 cups chicken broth

  • ½ teaspoon hot pepper sauce

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • salt to taste

  • ½ pound large raw shrimp, peeled, deveined

  • 3 cups hot cooked long-grain white rice


  1. Cut sausage into 1/2-inch slices; set aside.

  2. Combine oil and flour in a 4-quart heavy saucepan; mix until smooth. Cook and stir over medium-high heat for 3 minutes. Reduce heat to medium; cook and stir until roux is a dark reddish brown, 6 to 8 minutes.

  3. Stir in onion, bell peppers, celery, okra and garlic; cook and stir until vegetables are tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Stir in Cajun seasoning.

  4. Pour in broth; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 1 minute. Reduce heat to low; add sausage, pepper sauce, black pepper and salt. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

  5. Remove the lid and bring to a boil; add shrimp and cook until shrimp turn pink, about 3 minutes.

  6. Portion rice into bowls. Ladle gumbo over rice.

    close up view of Sausage and Shrimp Gumbo topped with rice in a yellow bowl

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

486 Calories
29g Fat
36g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 486
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 9g 44%
Cholesterol 99mg 33%
Sodium 848mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 48mg 241%
Calcium 52mg 4%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 309mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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