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Gumbo Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Nollette

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2/3 c flour
2/3 c oil
2 c chopped onion
1 c celery
1/2 c green pepper
4 cloves garlic-minced
1-1 1/2 q hot water
1 can (16 oz) diced tomatoes
1 Tbs salt
1 pkg frozen okra
3/4 tsp cayenne
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp file gumbo
2 lb cleaned shrimp
1 lb chicken breast-cubed
2 spicey turkey sausages, sliced

Directions:
Directions:
Roux: cook 2/3 c flour & 2/3 c oil on medium heat until brown in color

Add onion, celery & green pepper to Roux

Saute until soft, add garlic 7 cook 1 more minute

Add *water, tomatoes, salt, cayenne, bay leaf & thyme-simmer 45 min.

Saute chicken & sausage and add-cook 30 min. more, stirring occassionaly

10-15 min. before serving-add shrimp, okra & file (I add creole seasoning to taste)

Serve over rice with bread

* I use a box of chicken stock & water to make 1 quart- may need more water to get right consistency

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