Black Eyed Peas And Pork Gumbo Recipe

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Black eyed Peas and Pork Gumbo

Jamallah Bergman

By
@pmyodb1

A warm and hearty gumbo made with pork.....my favorite food!


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Serves:

8

Ingredients

GUMBO

1/3 c
oil
1/3 c
all purpose flour
1 to 2 Tbsp
oil
1 1/2 c
sliced fresh okra*
1 c
chopped onion
3/4 c
chopped celery
3 clove
garlic,minced
4 c
water
2 c
chopped tomatoes or 14.5oz can whole,drained,cut up
1/3 c
chopped fresh parsley
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
dried thyme leaves
1/4 tsp
ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/4 tsp
pepper
2
bay leaves
3/4 lb
smoked pork chops,well trimmed,boned and cubed, or 1/2 lb cubed cooked ham
1 can(s)
black eyed peas, undrained

TOPPINGS

2 c
hot cooked rice
1/4 c
chopped fresh parsley
1/4 c
chopped green onions, if desired

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat 1/3 oil in small saucepan or skillet over medium-low heat until hot. Using wire whisk, stir in flour. Cook 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown, stirring constantly; set aside.
2
Heat 1 to 2 tbsp oil in 3 quart heavy saucepan or 4 quart Dutch oven over medium heat until hot. Add okra,onions, celery and garlic; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until vegetable are tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in flour mixture until well blended. Add water, tomatoes,1/3 cup parsley, salt,thyme,ground red pepper,pepper, and bay leaves. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 20 minutes.
3
Add cubed pork; cook an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until pork is tender and no longer pink. Stir in black eyed peas; cook until thoroughly heated. Remove bay leaves. Ladle gumbo into 8 individual soup bowls; top each with 1/4 cooked rice. Sprinkle servings with 1/4 cup parsley and green onions.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Bean Soups, Other Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy