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Susie's Gumbo Recipe

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Susan Privot
Added: Monday, December 22, 2008


1 c chopped onions
1 c chopped green peppers
1 c chopped celery
1# sausage, cut into chunks
4 oz chopped ham or chicken
¾# Shrimp
3 qts chicken stock
½ c tomato sauce

Seasoning Mix:
1 tbsp salt
2 tsp garlic powder
1 ¾ tsp red pepper
1 ¾ tsp black pepper

1 c oil
1 ¼ c flour

Cook flour & Oil on med-low heat until chocolate brown.
• Make roux & seasoning mix; set aside.
• Sauté onion, peppers & celery
• Add stock and tomatoes
• Add roux, 1 tbsp at a time until correct consistency and flavor.
• Add ham (or chicken), and sausage
• Simmer about an hour
• Add shrimp
• Serve over rice

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