best new orleans gumbo

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By LINDA BAILEY
from STERLING HEIGHTS, MI

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

serves 6
prep time 25 Min
cook time 1 Hr 20 Min
method Convection Oven

Ingredients For best new orleans gumbo

  • 2 Tbsp
    shortening
  • 2
    green onions, diced
  • 1 stalk
    celery, diced
  • 1
    green bell pepper, diced
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped fine parsley
  • 1 qt
    cut-up okra
  • 1/2 can
    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
    oysters
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How To Make best new orleans gumbo

  • 1
    In 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.
  • 2
    Pour 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.
  • 3
    Add all the meats and cook for 20 to 25 minutes more, stirring frequently. Serve over hot, cooked rice.
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