Turkey Bone Gumbo

This is a great way to use your leftover Thanksgiving turkey.  Turn it into turkey bone gumbo.  The day after Thanksgiving, I made turkey stock using the carcass.
 Dice some celery, onions and green peppers.

 In a heavy pot heat 2 cups of oil and add 2 cups of flour to it.

 I used duck fat for extra flavor.

 Mix the oil and flour together.  You are making a roux.

 Keep whisking this over medium high heat.  You want to cook this until it is the color of dark brown sugar.  Don't let it burn.

 This is the color it should be.  Dump in all of your vegetables and stir to coat. Add some Cajun seasoning to taste.

 Add sliced kielbasa and andouille sausage.

 Add 6 to 8 cups of turkey stock.  Add 2 bay leaves and some salt and pepper to taste.

 Stir in some cubed turkey and a bit of hot sauce depending on how spicy you like your gumbo.

 Just before serving, stir in some fresh diced parsley.

 Serve it with a big scoop of rice sprinkled with green onions.

It's getting there!

Comments

TARYTERRE said…
Never would have thought of a gumbo. This is an interesting way to use leftover turkey. I like it. The tree is beautiful.
Laurie M said…
that gumbo sounds wonderful! I have never eaten gumbo, when we had ducks we kept the fat, for pan frying potatoes, its very rich! Your tree is so elegant its is truly beautiful,
Laurie M said…
that gumbo sounds wonderful! I have never eaten gumbo, when we had ducks we kept the fat, for pan frying potatoes, its very rich! Your tree is so elegant its is truly beautiful,
Mmm, nice stick-to-your-ribs gumbo!
Robin Larkspur said…
whoa, my family would love this gumbo
Guillaume said…
Looks really delicious. And perfect for a cold day like we have now.
That looks like something I would love, have to do it on chicken though.

Your tree is looking so fine already!

Have a great day!
Christer.
Susan said…
I love everything you make! And gumbo is a particular favorite of mine...your tree is getting more and more lovely.
Nellie said…
How delicious it sounds! You are at a better place with that tree than we are here. Ours is still untrimmed. Maybe later today.
Mary Ann said…
Keith can't eat the gumbo now :-(... but that tree! Will Teddy leave the tinsel alone?
Patty Woodland said…
Your tree looks so pretty. I'll probably get mine next weekend
Another delicious looking meal. I am beginning to realize..that the tree I bought is going to be a royal pain..not just to decorate..but to even get put up!! It's only the 3rd and I'm tired just thinking of getting it all done.. Your tree is another vision of beauty this year.
chickpea678 said…
Yum! This is on our to cook list!

Are those icicle ornaments on your tree? So pretty!