*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      Frank’s Place New Orleans Gumbo
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Creole                           Soups
                 Gumbos
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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 *****  NONE  *****
 
 
       1 c  Chopped onions
 
       1 c  Chopped celery
 
       1 c  Chopped green bell pepper
 
       2    Cloves garlic,minced
 
     1/4 c  Butter or margarine
 
     1/4 c  Flour,all-purpose
 
            Salt to taste
 
            Pepper to taste
 
       1 ds Tabasco sauce
 
       5    Bay leaves
 
       1 cn Tomatoes,drained (16oz)
 
       1 c  Tomato juice
 
       5 c  Hot water
 
       3 c  Shrimp,shelled/deveined
 
       6    Small hard-shell crabs
 
      24    Shucked oysters
 
       1 lb Okra,chopped
 
       3 c  Hot cooked rice
 
            Chopped fresh parsley
 
  
 
   1. In large Dutch oven, gently saute onion, celery and bell pepper in
 
   butter; add garlic and continue to sauce 5 minutes.
 
   2. Remove from heat and slowly stir in flour.
 
   3. Add salt, pepper, Tabasco, bay leaves, tomatoes and tomato juice; simmer
 
   for 15 minutes.
 
   4. Add the hot water, shrimp, crabs, oysters, and okra; cover and simmer 30
 
   minutes.
 
   5. Spoon a few tablespoons cooked rice in each of six large soup bowls;
 
   ladle gumbo onto rice and garnish with parsley.
 
  
 
 
 
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