This delicious spicy vegan gumbo is perfect for those cold winter nights, or when you just need some really tasty comfort food.

Spicy Gumbo [Vegan]

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  • 1 tablespoon and 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • vegan sausages, sliced
  • 1 package vegan chicken strips, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 packs vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup parsley
  • Green onion slices for garnish


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add in sausage and chicken, cook until they begin to brown, about 5 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Clean out Dutch oven and heat remaining oil over medium heat, gradually whisking in flour. Keep whisking and cook until mixture starts to darken about 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in onions, green pepper, celery, and garlic. Cook, stirring frequently until they start to get tender, about 15 minutes. Stir in thyme, black pepper, and red pepper.
  4. Bring mixture to a boil and reduce to a simmer, stirring occasionally. Cook for 1 hour.
  5. Remove from heat and serve over cooked rice and with green onion garnish.

    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving: Calories: 200 (Not including rice) Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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    1. Gumbo to qualify as gumbo should have okra in it. Either as the vegetable or as file, which is dried and ground okra. If you use okra, you really don’t need all that extra oil and flour. The okra acts as a thickener.