One of my father in laws favorite things to cook when we go to the beach is his famous gumbo made with fresh shrimp caught that day. I needed a healthier less time consuming recipe that could be enjoyed all the time, so here it is.

Healthy Protein Packed crockpot Gumbo 

404g fresh okra diced

234g or 1 medium sized onion

548g hillshire farms smoked turkey

956g chicken breast

2 lbs uncooked shrimp peeled

2 bay leaves

282g green bell pepper

2 celery stalks

4 garlic cloves

1 tablespoon  fresh oregano

1 tablespoon fresh thyme

15 Oz organic diced tomatoes

6oz organic tomato paste

1 1/4 tablespoon creole/ Cajun seasoning

1/2 teaspoon cayenne

1/2 tsp pepper


  1. Add all the gumbo ingredients into your crockpot except for the shrimp.
  2. Cook on low about 6 hours.
  3. The last 20 minutes add the shrimp to the crockpot.
  4. Remove bay leaves
  5. Serve over rice or quinoa or enjoy by itself. Great for meal prepping.

Servings 8 about 492g

P: 57
C: 14
* note: macros will Change if you add rice or quinoa
Enjoy !
Coach Meagan Bedenbaugh Forge-Rx