You are here: Home » Recipes » After-Thanksgiving Gumbo After-Thanksgiving Gumbo Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 12 to 16 servings A great way to use leftover Thanksgiving turkey. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 -- turkey carcass1 gallon water1 pound andouille, diced1 pound smoked sausage, diced2 pounds okra, sliced6 tablespoons butter6 tablespoons all-purpose flour1 bunch green onions, sliced3 large onions, chopped3 -- ribs celery, chopped3 -- garlic cloves, chopped1/2 bunch parsley, chopped1 tablespoon chopped green bell pepper -- Salt and black pepper to taste -- Cayenne pepper to taste -- File powder to taste -- Worcestershire sauce to taste -- Tabasco sauce to taste -- Bay leaves to taste -- Liquid smoke to taste -- Leftover turkey -- Hot cooked white rice Instructions Bring the turkey carcass and the water to a simmer in a stockpot. Simmer for 1 1/2 hours. Strain the stock. Cook the andouille and sausage in a skillet until brown. Remove the andouille and smoked sausage to a bowl using a slotted spoon, reserving the pan drippings. Cook the okra in the reserved drippings. Melt the butter in a stockpot and add the flour. Cook until the mixture is brown. Remove the andouille and smoked sausage to a bowl using a slotted spoon, reserving the pan drippings. Cook the okra in the reserved drippings. Melt the butter in a stockpot and add the flour. Cook until the mixtue is brown, stirring frequently to make a roux. Add the green onions, onions, celery, garlic, parsley and bell pepper and saute until the onions are translucent. Add the salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, file powder, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, bay leaves and liquid smoke and cook until the mixture is slightly reduced. Add the okra, smoked sausage, andouille, turkey and turkey stock and mix well. Cook for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Remove and discard the bay leaves. Serve over hot cooked rice. Recipe reprinted with permission from Pamela D. Lyle’s Da Cajn Critter; The Lifestyles, The Rules, and Makin’ Groceries (Lyles Ventures, LLC., New Orleans, Louisiana, 2008).