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!
Yield: 6 servings
4.74 from 50 votes

Slow Cooker Chicken and Sausage Creole

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 4 hrs
Total Time: 4 hrs 15 mins
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 ½ pounds boneless (skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of fat)
  • 9 ounces chicken Andouille sausage (sliced into rounds)
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 green bell pepper (seeded and chopped)
  • 1 red bell pepper (seeded and chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 3 ounces 1/2 a 6-ounce can tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 ¾ teaspoons Creole seasoning
  • Dash of cayenne pepper
  • 3 scallions (chopped (for garnish))
  • 3 cups cooked 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.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup, Calories: 244kcal, Carbohydrates: 15g, Protein: 27g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 5.5g, Cholesterol: 120mg, Sodium: 956mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 7g
Freestyle Points: 4
Points +: 7