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Seafood Gumbo With Okra

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  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Diced bacon 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Approximately 6 Slices)
  Chopped green onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), mashed or minced
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Canned okra 1 Pound (1 Can)
  Canned solid pack tomatoes 1 Pound (1 Can)
  Diced ham 1 Cup (16 tbs), cut in 1/4 -inch cubes
  Finely chopped thyme/1/2 teaspoon powdered thyme 2 Teaspoon (Fresh)
  Bay leaves 2
  Boiling water 7 Cup (112 tbs)
  Shucked small raw shrimp 1 Pound
  Flaked crab meat 3⁄4 Pound
  Uncooked rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Melt butter in a large, heavy kettle.
Add bacon, green onion, and garlic, and saute until onion is limp and clear.
Sprinkle in flour and stir until blended.
Add okra, tomatoes, ham, thyme, and bay leaves; pour in boiling water.
Stirring often, simmer for 45 minutes.
Add shrimp and crab to broth and continue cooking 15 minutes.
Cook rice by your preferred method.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1977 Calories from Fat 450

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g78.5%

Saturated Fat 22.2 g111%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 895.9 mg298.6%

Sodium 2757.9 mg114.9%

Total Carbohydrates 172 g57.5%

Dietary Fiber 24.6 g98.5%

Sugars 9.9 g

Protein 232 g464.8%

Vitamin A 221.8% Vitamin C 265.4%

Calcium 85% Iron 145.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Seafood Gumbo With Okra Recipe