Vegetable Gumbo

Russ Myers


A Creole vegetable stew.

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4 servings


10 Min


30 Min


Stove Top


3 Slices bacon (diced)
1/4 C Finely chopped yellow onion
1/4 C Finely chopped celery
1 Lb Can tomatoes (do not drain)
10 oz Package frozen whole baby okra (thaw only to separate pods, then slice into 1” rounds)
10 oz Package frozen whole kernel corn (do not thaw)
1 tsp Salt
1/8 tsp Pepper
Pinch Powered saffron
Pinch file’ powder
2 C Hot cooked rice

Directions Step-By-Step

Fry bacon in a large skillet over moderate heat 2 – 3 minutes; add onion and celery and sauté 8 – 10 minutes until golden. Add tomatoes and okra, cover and boil gently 3 – 4 minutes. Add corn, salt, pepper and saffron; recover and boil 3 - 4 minutes longer until okra is tender. Stir in file’ powder, ladle over rice and serve.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom