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Seafood Gumbo With Rice

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Teaspoon
  Diced bacon 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped green onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), mashed
  Flour 2 Teaspoon
  Canned okra 1 Pound (1 can)
  Canned solid pack tomatoes 1 Pound (1 can)
  Diced ham 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (1/2 inch cubes)
  Thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 2
  Boiling water 7 Cup (112 tbs)
  Shucked small raw shrimp 1 Pound
  Flaked crab meat 3⁄4 Pound
  Rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), uncooked
Directions

Melt butter in large, heavy kettle.
Add bacon, green onion, and garlic.
Saute until onion is limp and clear.
Sprinkle in flour and stir until blended.
Add okra, tomatoes, ham, thyme, bay leaves, and parsley; pour in boiling water.
Stirring often, simmer for 45 minutes.
Cook rice separately.
To serve: spoon 3 T. rice into heated bowls, then ladle over piping hot gumbo mixture.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Seafood

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