Total:
3 hr 50 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
3 hr 40 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onions
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped bell peppers
  • salt
  • cayenne
  • 1 pound smoked sausage, such as andouille or kiebasa, cut crosswise into 1/2 inch slices
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 6 cups turkey stock
  • leftover turkey meat, about 3 to 4 cups
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 tablespoon file powder
  • 2 cups cooked long grain white rice

Directions

In a Dutch oven, over medium heat, combine the oil and flour and stirring slowly and constantly for 20 to 25 minutes, make a dark brown roux, the color of chocolate. Add the onions, celery, and bell peppers and continue to stir for 4-5 minutes, or until wilted. Season with salt and pepper. Add the sausage and bay leaves. Continue to stir for 3 to 4 minutes. Add the stock. Stir until the roux mixture and stock are well combined. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour. Add the turkey. Simmer for 2 hours. Skim off any fat that rises to the surface. Remove from the heat . Stir in the parsley and green onions. Remove the bay leaves and serve in deep bowls with rice. you

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Smoked Turkey and File Gumbo

Recipe courtesy of Vince Camillo

Gumbo Turkey Ya-Ya

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Smoked Turkey and File Gumbo Pot Pie

Recipe courtesy of Vince Camillo

BBQ Turkey or Chicken Gumbo

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

SpiceSea Gumbo

Recipe courtesy of The SpiceSea Gourmet

File Gumbo

Recipe courtesy of BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups

Shrimp Gumbo

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Seafood Gumbo

Recipe courtesy of Tanya Holland

Cooking Tips 3 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Eggs 101: Poached 01:24

These easy steps will have you poaching eggs to perfection in no time.

Similar Topics:

On TV

Unique Eats

10am | 9c

Unique Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Unique Eats

11am | 10c

Unique Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Man Fire Food

12pm | 11c

Man Fire Food

12:30pm | 11:30c

Man Fire Food

1pm | 12c

Man Fire Food

1:30pm | 12:30c

Man Fire Food

2:30pm | 1:30c

Man Fire Food

3:30pm | 2:30c

Man Fire Food

4:30pm | 3:30c

Man Fire Food

5:30pm | 4:30c

Man Fire Food

6:30pm | 5:30c

Man Fire Food

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Guilty Pleasures

8pm | 7c

Guilty Pleasures

8:30pm | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10pm | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Guilty Pleasures

12:30am | 11:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here