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Paul's Red Bean Gumbo Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Paul Bourgeois
Added: Thursday, July 12, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb andouille sausage
1 lb Smoked sausage
2 Medium onion
3 cloves garlic
1 cup cooking oil
1 cup all purpose flour.
4 cans blue runner red beans.(cream in blender)
4 cups chicken broth(optional) Use 4 cups water
4 bay leaf,Salt, pepper.
1 dz eggs

Directions:
Directions:
Make a light roux with the oil and flour.
Brown onions, sausage and andouille in roux.
Add creamed red beans and water to roux. Season well with salt and pepper. Add bay leaf. Add garlic (finely chopped). Cook on medium heat for about one hour.
Boil eggs and peel and set aside..
When serving over rice, place a boiled egg in bowl with gumbo.

The old way is to crack the egg in the gumbo when its just about done and poach the egg in the hot gumbo.

You be the judge in the way you want to do it.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If you find the gumbo a little to thick, you can add a little water or chicken broth and cook a little longer.
I usually add a little parsley or shallot greens on top for presentation.

 

 

 

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