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    Cajun Gumbo

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 5 mins

    25 mins

    40 mins

    Bev's Note:

    Best when prepared the day ahead.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Saute onion, green pepper, scallions, garlic and celery in oil until tender.
    2. 2
      Add remaining ingredients except for shrimp, gumbo file and rice.
    3. 3
      Cover and cook slowly for 30 minutes.
    4. 4
      Add shrimp and boil gently for 10 minutes or more.
    5. 5
      Remove from heat and add gumbo file.
    6. 6
      Let stand until ready to serve.
    7. 7
      Cook rice according to package directrions.
    8. 8
      Place a scoop of rice in large soup bowls and ladle gumbo over rice.
    9. 9
      Note: For variation, crab may be substituted for shrimp.
    10. 10
      Also, for a summer causal gathering, drop clean cooked crab bodies into the gumbo when adding shrimp.
    11. 11
      Guests will scoop up and pick out meat.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 28, 2008

      cajuns do not put okra or tomatoes in their gumbo.

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    Nutritional Facts for Cajun Gumbo

    Serving Size: 1 (594 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 446.7
     
    Calories from Fat 80
    17%
    Total Fat 8.8 g
    13%
    Saturated Fat 1.4 g
    7%
    Cholesterol 220.8 mg
    73%
    Sodium 2517.3 mg
    104%
    Total Carbohydrate 61.9 g
    20%
    Dietary Fiber 5.7 g
    22%
    Sugars 13.3 g
    53%
    Protein 30.6 g
    61%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    gumbo file

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