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Gumbo Z'Herbes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cynthia Harbaugh

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 slices bacon, cut and cooked, save fat 2 T.
1-2 T garlic olive oil
1/2 lb ham, cut in pieces
1 onion, chopped
1-2 bay leaves
4 sprigs fresh thyme
2 lbs greens, assorted spinach, collards. turnip greens,1/2 small cabbage chopped, chard, kale
Can use frozen and/or fresh
2-3 qts chicken stock
chopped parsley leaves
chopped green onions 3 T.
file powder
Emeril Essence or Bayou Blast
Franks pepper sauce

Directions:
Directions:
Set aside cooked bacon. Saute onion in fat and oil.
Saute ham pieces. Add seasonings and cook few min.
Add stock and greens, add bacon pieces.
Add parsley and green onions. Cook 1-1 1/2 hours until greens tender. Taste for seasonings.
Serve with file and Franks.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
New Years Day tradition

 

 

 

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