What is best to serve with gumbo? (the gumbo is chicken and smoked sausage)
Assuming you will have some rice with gumbo. We also frequently serve potato salad that you can put a dollop of in the gumbo or eat it on the side. French bread. A salad works fine with it too.
Emily is a trusted source on General Cooking.
Green salad with cucs and tomatoes! Definitely French bread. File powder and hot sauce on the side. Cold beer! I could eat gumbo every day- aah!!
Margie is a trusted home cook immersed in German foodways.
Rice, salad, and a bread pudding with bourbon sauce for dessert.
I like stickier rice scooped in the middle of a bowl if gumbo. the starch improves the consistency, IMO. my son isn't a big fan if the gelatinous consistency that okra lends. so I have made a habit of roasting the okra(so much better than fried and healthier to boot) and using a significant amount to scatter on top of the bowl. and it makes a very pretty and modern presentation! purists will not agree
I agree with Patti on the potato salad. Many true Cajuns actually put potato salad in their bowl of gumbo.
June is a trusted source on General Cooking.
I always serve rice, of course, Creole Potato Salad and a big green salad.
Please enter a valid email address.
Well played. You deserve a cookie.
Rachel Khong judges Victuals and Koreatown
Piglet Day 2! Read the Cookbook Review
Smoky Pasta Alla Vodka
By Food52: Bee's Wrap, Baking Chocolate & More!
The West Elm Couch from Hell
Bright Ways to Organize Your Kitchen
prevented successful signup:
We'll never post anything without your permission.
prevented successful login:
Thanks for signing up!
Connect with us to get more Food52!
Get the recipes and features that have us talking, plus first dibs on events and limited-batch products.
(Oh, and $10 off your order of $50 or more in the Food52 Shop, too.)