Gumbo is incredibly popular in the state of louisiana mdash it is the state rsquo s official dish after all gumbo is usually characterized as a soup or stew that features a few key ingredients okra a protein like meat or shellfish vegetables and a roux.

In heavy or cast iron skillet heat vegetable oil over medium low heat using whisk beat in flour add cajun seasoning and thyme continue to beat and cook 15 to 20 minutes making roux that is brown and smells very nutty.

Progresso broth provides a simple addition to this gumbo that features chicken sausage and shrimp ndash a hearty cajun style dish for a dinner party by betty crocker kitchens updated jun 17 2013.