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Seafood Tomato Gumbo

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Ingredients
  Red onions 6 Large, finely chopped
  Bell peppers 1 1⁄2 , finely chopped
  Celery ribs 4 , finely chopped
  Shortening 1 Large
  Frozen okra 30 Ounce, sliced (3 Packages)
  Italian tomatoes 1 Can (10 oz)
  Tomato sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shrimp 5 Pound
  Crabmeat 1 Pound
Directions

Saute red onions, bell peppers and celery in shortening.
Saute separately okra until it is dry and not slimy.
Add Italian tomatoes, tomato sauce and all vegetables to okra.
Then add 3 or 4-quarts water.
Make a roux of shortening and flour.
Add a little water to this and add to okra and vegetable mixture.
Peel and add shrimp.
Cook slowly for several hours.
About 30 minutes before serving, add crabmeat.
Serves 12.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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