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Serves: 8 servings


2-3 lbs chicken thighs (boneless, skinless)

1 lb shrimp

½ lb sausage, cut into rounds

1 bell pepper, diced

1 onion, diced

2 celery stalks, sliced

4 garlic cloves

2 bay leaves

1 cup frozen okra

6 ounces tomato paste

15 ounces diced tomatoes

1 tbsp, 1 tsp cajun seasoning (see blog post for homemade recipe)

½ tsp pepper

½ tsp cayenne

½ tsp thyme

½ tsp oregano


  1. Add all the gumbo ingredients EXCEPT the shrimp to the slow cooker. Stir to mix well.
  2. Cook HIGH 3-4 or LOW 6–7.
  3. In the last 15-20 minutes of minutes cook time, add gently stir in the shrimp.
  4. Keep warm until ready to serve. Remove bay leave prior to serving.