Slow Cooker Chicken and Sausage Creole

This New Orleans-inspired Slow Cooker Chicken and Sausage Creole simmered in a rich tomato broth, is perfect to make for Fat Tuesday!

This New Orleans-inspired slow-cooker dish with chicken and Andouille sausage simmered in a rich tomato broth, is perfect to make for Fat Tuesday! Slow Cooker Chicken and Sausage Creole

This delicious one-pot creole dish is a quick and easy weeknight meal that's light in calories, but heavy in flavor. Just put all ingredients into the slow cooker (it takes just 15 minutes to prep) and let it simmer all day. It's wonderful served over rice (or cauliflower rice).

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This New Orleans-inspired slow-cooker dish with chicken and Andouille sausage simmered in a rich tomato broth, is perfect to make for Fat Tuesday!

I love New Orleans… and I love creole food! It's hearty, comforting and soooooo satisfying. Creole cuisine is a blend of the many cultures of New Orleans including French, Spanish, West African, Haitian, German, and Italian, just to name a few.

How To Make Chicken and Sausage Creole

 

And since so many are asking, although I have and love my , I still love my slow cooker! I have the  (affil link). I love it because you can adjust the time you want it to cook, and it automatically turns to warm when it's done. It also has a probe for meat that automatically shuts off when done. I hated my old crock pot, it burnt everything and my food had a weird taste. This slow cooker is so great, I actually own several!
This New Orleans-inspired slow-cooker dish with chicken and Andouille sausage simmered in a rich tomato broth, is perfect to make for Fat Tuesday!This New Orleans-inspired slow-cooker dish with chicken and Andouille sausage simmered in a rich tomato broth, is perfect to make for Fat Tuesday!

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This New Orleans-inspired slow-cooker dish with chicken and Andouille sausage simmered in a rich tomato broth, is perfect to make for Fat Tuesday!
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Slow Cooker Chicken and Sausage Creole

383Cals34Protein37Carbs10.5Fats
Prep Time: 15mins
Cook Time: 4hrs
Total Time: 4hrs15mins
Yield: 6servings
COURSE: Dinner
CUISINE: American
This New Orleans-inspired slow-cooker dish with chicken and Andouille sausage simmered in a rich tomato broth, is perfect to make for Fat Tuesday!

Ingredients

  • 1 ½poundsboneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of fat
  • 9ounceschicken Andouille sausage, sliced into rounds
  • 1cupchopped onions
  • 1/2cupchopped carrots
  • 1green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 3clovesgarlic, minced
  • 1cuplow sodium chicken broth
  • 114.5-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 3ounces1/2 a 6-ounce can tomato paste
  • 1/2cuptomato sauce
  • 1 ¾teaspoonsCreole seasoning
  • Dash of cayenne pepper
  • 3scallions, chopped (for garnish)
  • 3cupscooked brown rice, for serving (optional)

Instructions

  • Place all of ingredients in the slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours.
  • Shred the chicken and add it back to the slow cooker.  Evenly distribute the creole among 6 bowls and top each with green onions. Serve alone or over brown rice.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1cup, Calories: 383kcal, Carbohydrates: 37g, Protein: 34g, Fat: 10.5g, Saturated Fat: 2.5g, Cholesterol: 139.5mg, Sodium: 1287.5mg, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 7g
Blue Smart Points: 5
Green Smart Points: 5
Purple Smart Points: 5
Points +: 9
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