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Corn Gumbo

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Ingredients
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, peeled and minced
  Sweet green pepper 1⁄2 Medium, cored, seeded and finely chopped
  Stalk celery 1 , finely chopped
  Bacon drippings 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped seeded peeled tomatoes 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Whole kernel corn 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Fresh / Thawed Frozen / Canned, Drained)
  Baby okra 6 , sliced 1/2 inch thick
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Gumbo file 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a saucepan, add the drippings and heat over a medium high flame.
2. Add onion, green pepper, and celery to drippings when hot and sauté for 8-10 minutes until onion lightly browned and soft.
3. Tip in the tomatoes, corn, okra and sauté lightly for 1 minute.
4. Cover the saucepan with its lid and simmer vegetables for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
5. Season the soup with salt, pepper and gumbo file.

SERVING
6. Ladle the hot soup into warmed soup bowls and serve with crusty bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Corn
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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