Grants Turkey Sausage Gumbo

Grants Turkey Sausage Gumbo

One pack of Andouille sausage slice ¼"

1 pound of leftover turkey

1 cup of all purpose flour

1 cup of vegetable oil

½ cup of diced celery

½ cup of diced onions

½ cup of diced bell pepper

½ cup hot sauce

1 Tablespoon of cayenne pepper

1 table spoon of File powder

5 cups of chicken broth

The roux:

Take your flour, oil, and cayenne pepper and heat over medium heat.  Stir constantly for 20 to 25 minutes until the roux turns a dark brown or chocolate color.

Once the roux turns dark brown add your peppers onions and celery mixture and cook for an extra 5 minutes.  Then add your sausage and cook an additional 5 minutes.   Next add your chicken broth and turkey and bring to a boil.  After the gumbo comes to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 2 to 3 hours.  Once the gumbo has thickened to your desired texture, add your File power, parsley, and green onions and remove from heat.  Let simmer an extra 15 minutes.  Serve with or without rice.