New Orleans- inspired Andouille Gumbo

You may not be in Louisiana for Mardi Gras this year, but nothing’s keeping you from still enjoying that rich bowl of gumbo. Try our New Orleans-inspired vegan variation that’s filled with spicy Andouille, Cajun seasoning, and okra. This one is sure to leave that belly satisfied!

Makes 4 servings

what you’ll need:

2 tablespoons oil
1 small onion, diced
1 small green bell pepper, diced
2 celery stalks, diced
2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
½ teaspoon sea salt
¼ cup flour
1 quart No Chicken Broth or Vegetable Broth
1 cup frozen, chopped okra
1 package Tofurky® Andouille Sausage, cut on a bias into ¼” slices

how to make:

1. In a large pot, warm oil over medium-low heat. Sauté onions, bell pepper, celery, Cajun seasoning, and salt until onions become soft and translucent, about 8-10 minutes.
2. Stir in flour to evenly coat vegetables, and cook until browned, about 2-3 minutes.
3. Add broth and bring to a boil. Stir in sausage and okra, reduce heat, and gently simmer for 15 minutes.
4. Serve Gumbo with warm rice, and top with fresh ground black pepper and sliced green onions if desired.

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Jennifer Bryman is the President and Culinary Director at The Heart’s Kitchen where she works with natural food producers and health organizations nationwide to provide recipe and menu development, food styling and photography, nutrition and health content and bilingual services.

  1. also, GF link style sausages. since the flavor is the key, this should be an easy thing to create. also publish a cookbook! maybe as a give away for X number of upc sent in?

    1. Hi there – thanks for your comment. We have many GF products actually! You might look for our ground beef or chorizo and most of our tempeh products. Keep your eyes peeled for several new GF products that will be hitting the market over the next couple months. We’ll be announcing them on our social media platforms soon!

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