Gumbo in a Jiffy Recipe
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Gumbo in a Jiffy Recipe

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“This is a yummy dish,” Amy Flack proclaims from Homer City, Pennsylvania. “My husband loves the kick Italian sausage gives this quick gumbo, and it’s such a cinch to assemble.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 3 Italian sausage links, sliced
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with green peppers and onions, undrained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 1 can (7 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (prepared with Italian turkey sausage and reduced-sodium broth) equals 204 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 884 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 13 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 lean meat, 1-1/2 vegetable 1 starch


  1. In a large saucepan, cook sausage until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomatoes, broth and water; bring to a boil. Stir in rice and corn; cover and remove from the heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Gumbo in a Jiffy in Simple & Delicious January/February 2007, p27

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Reviewed Feb. 3, 2016

"Super easy recipe with alot of flavor. We made in our youth cooking class to celebrate a chapter about the Louisiana Purchase. Would make again! Perhaps next time would also add some okra and perhaps shrimp/chicken too. Thanks for sharing."

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