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Leftover Chicken Thighs --- Here's a soup that is hard to beat! Sausage and Chicken Gumbo

Bought a soup recipe book a year ago and every recipe has been a hit!  This one especially then i have leftover chicken thighs.  Now i find myself buying extra chicken thighs as an excuse to make this!!!

1  tablespoon canola oil

1  Red bell pepper, chopped

1  Yellow bell pepper, chopped

4  Cooked chicken thighs, cut into 1/2 inch pieces

1  Package(12 ounce) turkey Italian sausage, cut into 1/2 inch slices

1  Can of chicken broth

1  28 ounce can of diced tomatoes,basil,garlic,oragno

1  14.5 ounce can of diced tomatoes,fennel,red peppers

1  Package of scallions, cut into 1/8 inch slices

3  Bay leafs

1  Teaspoon of dried basil

1/2 Teaspoon black pepper

1/4 Teaspoon red pepper flakes

1  14.5 ounce can of fire roasted tomatoes

 

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.  Add bell peppers, cook and stir about three minutes.  Add chicken, cook and stir 2 minutes.  Add sausages and stir and cook until browned.

Add broth, stirring to scrap up browned bits.  Add tomatoes,green onions,bay leafs,basil,black pepper and red pepper flakes.  Simmer about an hour.  Remove bay leafs.  Garnish with lemon wedges.

This is a great soup, very thick, enjoy !!

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Comments

  • Dyal_SCDyal_SC Posts: 2,404
    Sounds great! Thx for the recipe!
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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,907
    That does sound good, I do love gumbo! 
    Large & Small BGE, CGW Two-Tier Swing Rack for BOTH EGGS, Spider for the Wok, eggCARTen & and Cedar Pergola my Eggs call home in Edmond, OK. 
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,290
    Make your own chicken stock/broth after roasting a whole bird. It will ruin anything store-bought from here on out.
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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 5,223
    Thanks for the recipe CT!
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191
    Be careful with the red pepper flakes -- first time i made it i looked at a quarter teaspoon and said "that can't do anything, i better put two in"  it was "hot" !!  But still very good.  Make a good lunch by itself !
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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 6,941
    This sounds good!. Bookmarked.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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