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gopher stew

Recipe by
Eddie Jordan
Bristow, OK

This is a actual recipe I haven't made it, but seams good for the Garden season. Everybody has Gophers in the garden one way to control the gophers.

yield serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 3 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For gopher stew

  • 5 stalk
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 lg
    potatoes cubed
  • 10 c
  • 3-16 oz
    can tomatoes with juice
  • 1
    bell pepper diced
  • 1/4 lb
    saly pork
  • 3 md
    spanish onions
  • 5 Tbsp
    all purpose flour bowned
  • 2
    whole jalapeno peppers
  • 6 lb
    gopher meat

How To Make gopher stew

  • 1
    Carefully clean the gopher wash and drain.
  • 2
    Fry down the salt pork in a big pot add gopher meat and brown.
  • 3
    Take out the meat and drain on paper towels. Add onion, celery , and bell pepper to salt pork grease and saute until tender
  • 4
    Add tomatoes and a bit of water if needed and cook down to a pulp,On low heat 2 hours.
  • 5
    Add gopher meat 19 cups water and the 2 whole jalapeno peppers salt and pepper to taste
  • 6
    Cook another 1 1/2 hour or until the meat is tender.
  • 7
    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.
  • 8
    Serve over beans or rice
  • 9
    TIP: To brown flour add the 5 tablespoons to a iron skillet and stir until browned.