Quick Gumbo

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 6 scallions, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 (14 ½ oz) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup sliced fresh or thawed frozen okra
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne
  • ½ cup long-grain white rice
  • ½ lb large shrimp, peeled & deveined
  • 1 (5 oz) skinless boneless chicken breast, cut into ½” pieces
  • 1 (1/4 lb) piece reduced-fat kielbasa, cut into 8 slices

Recipe

  • Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add bell pepper, celery, scallions and garlic; cook, stirring, until softened, about 5 minutes
  • Stir in broth, tomatoes, okra, thyme, bay leaf and cayenne; bring to boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
  • Stir rice into soup; simmer, covered, 15 minutes.
  • Add shrimp, chicken & kielbasa; simmer, covered, until shrimp are just opaque in center, chicken is cooked through and rice is tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Discard bay leaf prior to serving.

Yields 4 servings

Weight Watchers. Weight Watchers® New Complete Cookbook – 4th ed.  Deborah Mintcheff.Hoboken: Wiley Publishing, Inc, 2011.
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One Response to Quick Gumbo

  1. kat says:

    what a quick and easy recipe! thanks for sharing! 🙂

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