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Mama Wiley's Shrimp Gumbo Recipe

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This recipe for Mama Wiley's Shrimp Gumbo, by , is from Harry's Favorite Recipes Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lee Thomas
Added: Thursday, September 11, 2008


1/4 cup margarine or butter
1 medium green pepper, strips
2 TBS flour
1/2 tsp red pepper sauce
1 pkg frozen okra
1 6 oz can tomato paste
2 medium onions, sliced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
3 cups beef broth
1/4 tsp salt
1 bay leaf
1 16 oz can tomatoes
3 cups white rice, cooked
1 1/2 lbs medium raw shrimps
1/4 cup parsley, chopped

1. Heat margarine in 4 quart Dutch oven over medium heat. Cook onions, bell pepper and garlic in margarine, stirring frequently until onions are tender. Stir in flour. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until bubbly; remove from heat. 2. Stir in remaining ingredients except shrimp, rice and parsley; break up tomatoes. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Peel shrimp. Make a shallow cut lengthwise down back of each shrimp, and wash out vein.
4. Stir shrimp into gumbo.
5. Cover and simmer about 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink.
6. Remove bay leaf. Serve over rice, sprinkle with parsley.




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