Chicken Sausage Gumbo


½ lb. smoked sausage
1 - 3 T. vegetable oil
5 T. flour
1 c. coarsely chopped onion
1 c. chopped celery
2 large cloves garlic, minced
1 green pepper, chopped
2 c. chicken broth
1 can (28 oz.) diced tomatoes
1 - 2 t. Creole seasoning
4 c. chopped cooked chicken
Hot cooked rice

Cook sausage in Dutch oven; remove and drain. Add enough oil to dripping to equal 3 T.; whisk in flour; cook; whisking constantly 5 minutes. Add onion, garlic, celery and pepper; cook 5 minutes. Stir in broth, tomatoes and seasoning. Bring to boil; cover and reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes; add sausage and chicken; simmer to heat through. Serve over hot rice.