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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 45 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 3 bacon strips, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1/4 cup cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup frozen sliced okra
  • 1 can (8 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 drops hot pepper sauce
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without rice) equals 307 calories, 20 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 1548 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 19 g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon just until crisp. Add onion and cook, stirring constantly, until bacon is crisp and onion is soft. Add garlic, ham and chicken; cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in okra, tomatoes and broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Add Worcestershire sauce, salt and hot pepper sauce. Serve over rice. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Ham and Chicken Gumbo in The Taste of Home Cookbook 2008, p85

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