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Red Bean Gumbo Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Timmy Roussel
Added: Sunday, January 14, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup Oil
1 cup Flour (All-Purpose)
3 large Onions
2 Bell Peppers
3 sticks of Celery
1 can of Rotel w/Chilies
1 length Andouille
6 links of Smoked Sausage
1# Ham Seasoning
1# Smoked Turkey Necks (optional)
1 bunch of Shallots
1/2 bunch of Parsley
3 tlbsp of Lea & Perrin
Hot Sauce to Taste
1 pk of Lipton Onion Soup
2-4 tlbsp Liquid Smoke (if no Turkey Necks)
water (for consistency)
4 cans of Blue Runner “Cream Style”
Red Beans

Directions:
Directions:
Make roux with oil & flour (dark brown). Add onions & stir until transparent. Upon onions becoming transparent, add celery. Simmer a while, approx. 20 min. Add Rotel and simmer for 15 min. (Rinse cans w/water & add to pot) Add bell pepper and some of the shallot whites & stir for 10 min. or so. Add all of the meat & mix up well. Add Lipton Onion Soup mixed in water. Cook for a short time, then add Red Beans, garlic puree, Lea & Perrin and Hot Sauce. Bring to boil and low cook at small roll for 1/2 hour. Towards end of 1/2 hour add rest of shallot whites, shallot greens and parsley.
(Don’t be afraid to be innovative – It will turn out wonderful. Use a stock in place of water for added flavor.)

(If Turkey Necks are used, it is best to pre-boil and de-bone, keeping the stock for your water to add for consistency. This will also add to the smoke flavor & salt taste.)

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 1/2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
A local favorite for sure, especially during the winter.

 

 

 

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