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Mary Mahoney's Restaurant Seafood Gumbo Recipe

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This recipe for Mary Mahoney's Restaurant Seafood Gumbo, by , is from A Taste of the Spirit - Book II, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Rita Dawkins
Added: Tuesday, October 06, 2009


6 tbsp. flour
5 tbsp. bacon drippings
2 onions, finely chopped
1 1/2 finely chopped celery
1 clove garlic, chopped
(1) 28 oz. can tomatoes
(1) 15 oz. can tomato sauce
5 - 6 cups water
3 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
2 lbs. shrimp, frozen or fresh, peeled and deveined
2 lbs. crab meat, fresh or frozen
(1) 16 oz. package frozen okra
3 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 pint oysters (optional)

In a large stockpot, brown flour in bacon drippings. Add onions, celery and garlic. Brown for 5 more minutes Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, salt and pepper and boil for 1 hour, over medium heat. Add shrimp, crab meat, and okra and simmer for 20 more minutes Add Worcestershire sauce and remove from heat. Stir well and serve over white rice.

Number Of Servings:
4 - 6
Preparation Time:
1 hour




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