Main Dishes

Slow Cooker Turkey Sausage Gumbo

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Being born and raised in Utah, I don't think I have ever had a real bowl of authentic southern gumbo. However, I have heard that it's fantastic! And since it's so loaded with vegetables, it really is good for you! It fills you up and keeps you going all day long. And on a cold winter day, it's good for warming you up too! For those of you from down south, I am so sorry if this isn't authentic gumbo, but whatever it is . . . it tastes dang good.

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1 pound turkey sausage ( sliced )
1 can (14.5 ounces) reduced-sodium beef broth
1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes ( undrained )
2 celery stalks ( chopped )
1 green pepper ( diced )
1 onion ( diced )
1/3 cup tomato paste
4 garlic cloves ( minced )
1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
2 heaping cups fresh kale
2 cups cooked brown rice
For this recipe, you will need a 5-6 quart slow cooker. In a 5-6 quart slow cooker, add the first 14 ingredients (everything but the rice). Place lid on crock pot and cook on low for 6-8 hours. Once it's...
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Nutritions

Calories
807

Sodium
1913mg
79% DV

Fat
19g
30% DV

Protein
32g
64% DV

Carbs
113g
38% DV

Fiber
11g
47% DV

Comfort food at its best! The ultimate Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole with Rice is made from scratch with simple, wholesome ingredients. The flavorful rice, vegetables, and chicken come together in a creamy sauce with a buttery Ritz cracker topping. Add a salad and corn muffins or biscuits for a hearty, family-friendly dinner any night of the week!

3/4 c salted butter
1 onion
4 cloves garlic
1/2 c all purpose flour
3 c low sodium chicken broth
12 oz cream cheese
2 t fresh thyme
1 t fresh rosemary
1 T Dijon mustard
1 1/2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
4 c cooked shredded chicken
4 c cooked long grain white rice
4 c frozen baby broccoli florets
2 c coarsely crushed Ritz crackers ( mixed with 2 T melted butter )
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  • Preheat oven to 350° F . Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish; set aside.
  • In a large Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is...
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Nutritions

Calories
1348

Sodium
1443mg
60% DV

Fat
59g
91% DV

Protein
56g
113% DV

Carbs
141g
48% DV

Fiber
7g
31% DV