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Shrimp Gumbo Recipe

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Sandra Christensen


C oleo
4 tsp Worchestershire sauce
2 tbsp flour
⅛ tsp clove
2 minced garlic cloves
tsp chili powder
2 sliced onions
pinch of dried basil
chopped green bell pepper
1 bay leaf
1 can tomatoes
1 can okra
1 tbsp salt
tsp pepper
1 - 6 oz can tomato paste
3 C water
3 beef bouillon cubes
1 lb shrimp

Brown flour in butter. Add garlic, onions and green pepper. Cook until tender. Add all other ingredients except shrimp. Simmer 45 minutes. Add shrimp and simmer 5 minutes. Serve over rice.




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