Super Simple Slow-Cooker Seafood Gumbo


Ingredients

  • ½ pound sliced bacon, diced

  • 2 stalks celery, sliced (1 1/2 cups)

  • 1 medium onion, sliced (1 cup)

  • 1 green pepper, chopped (1 1/2 cups)

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 2 cups chicken broth

  • 1 14-ounce can diced tomatoes

  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves

  • 1 pound large raw shrimp, cleaned

  • 1 pound fresh or frozen crabmeat

  • 1 10-ounce box frozen okra, thawed and sliced crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces

Directions

  • Step 1: In a large skillet, over medium heat, cook the bacon until crisp. With a slotted spoon, transfer the bacon to a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker.

  • Step 2: Discard all but a thin coating of fat from the skillet. Add the celery, onion, green pepper, and garlic to the skillet