Best New Orleans Gumbo

LINDA BAILEY

By
@miffed13

You'll feel like you're back on Bourbon Street when you get a taste of this classic New Orleans staple.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
6
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 20 Min
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
shortening
2
green onions, diced
1 stalk(s)
celery, diced
1
green bell pepper, diced
1
jalapeno pepper
1 Tbsp
chopped fine parsley
1 qt
cut-up okra
1/2 can(s)
of tomato paste
1
tomato paste can of water
1 (18) oz
can of stewed tomatoes, chopped
1 lb
crabmeat
1 lb
shrimp
1 c
diced cooked ham or sausage
1 c
diced, cooked chicken
1 jar(s)
oysters

Step-By-Step

1In a 10-inch frying pan, melt the shortening. Add the onions, celery and peppers. Cook for 3 minutes. Add parsley and cook for 2 minutes. Add okra, reduce heat and cook for 15 minutes.

2Pour all frying pan ingredients into a Dutch oven and add tomato paste and water, stirring frequently. Add 4 cups water and the tomatoes and cook for 30 minutes.

3Add all the meats and cook for 20 to 25 minutes more, stirring frequently. Serve over hot, cooked rice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Fish, Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy