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       Title: Turkey Gumbo
  Categories: Poultry, Soups/stews, Diabetic, Rice, Crockpot
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       2 tb Margarine                           4    Ripe tomatoes peeled OR
     1/2 lb Fresh or frozen okra 1 pcs.             16 oz can peeled tomatoes
       2 c  Chopped celery                      2 c  Water
       1 md Onion, chopped                      2 c  Chopped cooked turkey
       1 sm Sweet green pepper, chopped       3/4 ts Gumbo file powder
       2    Garlic cloves, minced                    Cooked rice
       8 oz Can tomato paste               
  
   Melt the margarine in a large skillet.  Add the okra.  Saute until
   the okra loses its shiny appearance, about 5 minutes.  Remove the
   okra pieces to a bowl.  Add the celery onion, green pepper, and
   garlic to the skillet.
   
   Cook over medium heat until the onion is transparent.  Add the tomato
   paste, tomatoes, water, okra mixture, and turkey.  Cook over low heat
   10 minutes or until turkey is hot.  Add the file powder.  Stir to
   blend. Spoon over the rice in soup bowls.
   
   1/4 recipe = 255 calories, 3 lean meat, 1 bread, 1 vegetable 19 grams
   carbohydrate, 25 grams protein, 10 grams fat, 176 mg sodium, 1102 mg
   potassium, 54 mg cholesterol.
   
   Source:  Am. Diabetes Assoc. Holiday Cookbook by Betty Wedman, 1986
   Shared but not tested by Elizabeth Rodier, Nov 93
  
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