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Meaty Louisiana Gumbo Recipe

Meaty Louisiana Gumbo is loaded with chicken, Andouille sausage, pork sausage, and ham. This is a “stick to your ribs”, hearty comfort food meal!

Meaty Louisiana Gumbo Recipe \\

It’s so cold here today that there were ice crystals on the inside of the back door for a large portion of the day. Now, I’m not complaining – it’s winter, but it’s bloody cold. The only good thing about the winter is the warm comfort food.

Cold weather brings out the best in hearty soups, stews and (not great for my waistline) comfort foods. Can’t eat a pile of mac and cheese in the summer and not feel horrible about that bikini mocking you in the closet. In the winter, the hoodie easily hides the guilt.

I wasn’t raised in the south, but I should have been (at least I’d be warmer). My love of southern food is a bit ridiculous. I can’t turn down red beans and rice, nor can I pass up an opportunity to make a mouth watering, meaty Louisiana gumbo.

Meaty Louisiana Gumbo Recipe \\


Meaty Louisiana Gumbo Recipe \\

**That’s right, it says potato salad. This recipe came with a potato salad recipe to serve together and it wasn’t until I got home that I realized I’d forgotten the potatoes. Sadly, we went with rice.

Like all good things, making this meaty Louisiana gumbo takes time.

I like it better on day three rather than right out of the pot on day 1. The flavors have to get to know one another before the party really begins – and once it does, good luck putting down that spoon.

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Meaty Louisiana Gumbo Recipe \\

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Sunday 30th of January 2011

Looks great. I can see the juices soaking up the rice. Thanks for the post.


Friday 28th of January 2011

Wish I had some of that!!!

Tiffany Rosenberger

Wednesday 26th of January 2011

Gumbo is always a great option when it's cold. I'm looking forward to the warmer weather....And making this recipe. Thanks!

Amy Bakes Everything

Tuesday 25th of January 2011

Super meaty! I love gumbo, just like this - lots of chunky meats!