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Rice and Tomato Gravy Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tere Railey
Added: Sunday, August 31, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 red or yellow onion, sliced in 1/8" strips
2teaspoons olive oil
2teaspoons flour
1 qt. chopped tomatoes with juice
1 1/2 Tablespoons Cajun seasoning (Joe's Stuff from New Orleans School of Cooking)
1 bay leaf
steamed white rice

Directions:
Directions:
In a cast iron frying pan, saute onion in oil over medium heat until caramelized. Stir in flower and continue stirring for two minutes. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer slowly for 45 minutes. Serve over hot steamed rice with salmon patties or fried ham steaks.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 min prep 45 min cooking
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
While this is my own interpretation of this dish, the original version came down through my mother's side of the family and was never written down.

 

 

 

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