Family Tested & Approved
can tomatoes with juice
all purpose flour bowned
Carefully clean the gopher wash and drain.
Fry down the salt pork in a big pot add gopher meat and brown.
Take out the meat and drain on paper towels. Add onion, celery , and bell pepper to salt pork grease and saute until tender
Add tomatoes and a bit of water if needed and cook down to a pulp,On low heat 2 hours.
Add gopher meat 19 cups water and the 2 whole jalapeno peppers salt and pepper to taste
Cook another 1 1/2 hour or until the meat is tender.
Add potatoes the last 1/2 hour of cooking. Mix browned flour with water into a glass jar and shake vigorously. Bring stew back to a boil and thicken with flour mixture.
Serve over beans or rice
TIP: To brown flour add the 5 tablespoons to a iron skillet and stir until browned.